WE’ RE sup e r proud of Banyana Banyana! The state of SA soccer is often so dire it’s a delight to write positive things about a national team for a change. Many factors came together to help them qualify for the World Cup, among them hard work and having a passion for the beautiful game. Of course, it’s not just that simple – a lot more went into turning them into a powerhouse team to be reckoned with.
The coach, the captain and the commitment of the players – many of whom are now getting international exposure – have all contributed to their increasing success. Turn to page 80 to see how they’ve done it. Until next week,