DRUM - - Ed's Note -

For­mer Banyana Banyana star Por­tia Modise is open­ing a soc­cer academy for ris­ing stars. DRUM read­ers shared their thoughts on her ac­com­plish­ments.

This is won­der­ful, this is what we need to com­pete suc­cess­fully in the World Cup. PET­ROS PET­ROS She be­longed on the bench along­side De­siree El­lis as an as­sis­tant coach. The academy is a good start though. TEBOHO METSING We re­ally need a pro­fes­sional women’s league in Mzansi, it’s long over­due. MDUMISE KA MPANZA Now this is good news, go girl! NELLY DONI She is such a pos­i­tive role model. SIPHO PRO MAFAHLANE MOKONE Wow! Go big or go home, gal! Con­grats! CATIE GUMEDE Thumbs up, Por­tia! SUSSIE SUZZY She’s very good. Her academy is what our coun­try needs if we want to ever get past the first round of the world cup. WEL­COME MKULISE

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.