President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, has wanted Banyana Banyana neatly as they face Nigeria within the final of the 2018 Women’s Cup of Nations.
Speaking to the squad closing night time on a are living video call from the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the place he’s main a South African delegation, South Africa’s Number One Citizen mentioned he was once happy with what Banyana Banyana had achieved. He congratulated the team on qualifying for his or her maiden FIFA Women’s World Cup, and likewise wanted them neatly for the final.
“Well done you have made us proud. As the Cabinet, as the Government of South Africa, we thank you and applaud you for the good work you have done. We have no doubt that you will succeed. We have seen the way you go about your business, the way you perform your duties and we are very impressed,” mentioned President Ramaphosa.
“The other day in the Assembly we started our gathering with a standing ovation to you because you really deserve it. Remember that everyone in South Africa, all 57 million, is behind you and we applaud you. Halala to all of you as Superwomen of our country.”
Present all over the video cope with to the team was once the South African Ambassador to Ghana, Ms Lulu Xingwana as neatly the President of the South African Football Association (SAFA) Dr Danny Jordaan.
President Ramaphosa additionally reserved particular reward for Banyana Banyana head trainer Desiree Ellis for being the first individual to qualify Banyana Banyana to a World Cup.