U15 Girls Football Champions Make History!

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The South African U15 girls’ national team are returning home HEROES after CLINCHING the CAF African Schools Football Championship title in Zanzibar! 🇿🇦

Coach Ntombifuthi Khumalo’s squad displayed incredible grit and skill, battling Morocco to a 1-1 draw before emerging triumphant 5-4 on penalties in a thrilling final at a packed Amaan Stadium.

“The girls showed that they can do so much more if they are given a platform like this to showcase their talent. I would like to thank SAFA, CAF, the Motsepe Foundation, the parents, the sponsors and our supporters back home. I would also like to thank the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture, the Department of Basic Education and all the people who were involved in making sure that our kids participated in this tournament. Everything went well, they are safe, happy and they are now CAF African Schools Football Championship champions,” beamed and esctatic Khumalo

This victory adds another glorious chapter to South African women’s football, following in the footsteps of Banyana Banyana’s WAFCON win and Mamelodi Sundowns’ domination in the Women’s Champions League.