Zebras ladies concede an away goal

Zebras player, Otlhagile Bonang clears the ball out of danger with Banyana Banyana's Lendra approaching. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Zebras player, Otlhagile Bonang clears the ball out of danger with Banyana Banyana's Lendra approaching. PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The senior national women’s team, Zebras lost by a solitary goal to South Africa’s Banyana Banyana in a highly contested All Africa Games qualifier at Molepolole Sports complex on Saturday.

Despite the much-improved performance from the locals compared to the previous matches between the two sides, Sanah Mollo effort was enough to sink the Zebras.

The loss now leaves the female Zebras with a mountain to climb away from home when they meet their South African counterparts next month. The game started on a high note with Banyana Banyana launching a series of counter attacks as an effort to get an early goal. The Zebras were too careful at the back as they did want to let the visitors steal spotlight on their home ground.

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