Orlando Pirates chairman Dr Irvin Khoza and his Kaizer Chiefs counterpart, Kaizer Motaung, have sent congratulatory messages to Banyana Banyana following their historic Women’s Africa Cup of Nation (WAFCON) victory over the weekend.
Banyana edged hosts Morocco 2-1 in the final of the final in Rabat on Saturday to win their first WAFCON trophy.
Khoza, in a message to South African Football Association (SAFA) President Dr Danny Jordaan, said by winning the continental title Desiree Ellis’ SASOL-sponsored side had achieved a historic and significant legacy.
‘’Today you can show sponsors SASOL dividend payout for their good corporate citizenry and their trust in you. Extend my good wishes to the coach (Desiree Ellis), technical staff, head of delegation and most importantly the players. Well done to everyone,’’ said the Premier Soccer League chairman.
Motaung said Banyana Banyana had made the country proud.
‘’Congratulations to everyone, especially coach Ellis, for a job well done,’’ said Motaung.