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Banyana Banyana scores late to beat Botswana #CosafaWomenChampionship

After 90′ minutes it looked like Banyana were heading for a draw after missing a number of opportunities to break the deadlock at the Wolfson Stadium.

Jermaine Seoposenwe became Banyana Banyana’s hero when she scored in the stoppage-time to led Mzansi to a victory in the Cosafa Women’s Championship against Botswana on Friday.

Jermaine Seoposenwe

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The South Africans even had a penalty just before the hour mark, but Nompumelelo Nyandeni spot-kick was saved by goalkeeper Botswana goalkeeper Sedilame Bosija.

The home side poured forward in search of an advantage, but to no avail – until the last seconds of the game. Lebogang Ramalepe provided the cross and Seoposenwe headed the ball home.

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Banyana are now on top of Group A on six points and are well on their way to the semi-finals, with Malawi – who beat Madagascar 2-0 earlier in the day – third on goal difference behind Botswana, with both teams on three points.

South Africa are next in action on Monday against Malawi at the Wolfson Stadium (3.30pm).

Source: Daily Sun

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