Following a historic win, fans took to Twitter to congratulate the national women's football team.
The South African national women’s football team has once again made the nation proud after beating Morocco 2-1 at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium on Saturday. It was a clear win for Banyana Banyana despite an extra nine minutes added on at the end of the match. Finishing the tournament with a 100% record.
Led by Coach Desiree Ellis, the team was also crowned the 2022 Women's Africa Cup of Nations champions, and congratulatory messages have been pouring in.
AFRICAN CHAMPIONS 🏆— AmaZulu FC (@AmaZuluFootball) July 25, 2022
Congratulations to @Banyana_Banyana for securing their first Women's Africa Cup of Nations title. You have permanently engraved your names on the history books! 🇿![CDATA]>🇦 pic.twitter.com/hjrwgOxFpS
Cheers to the new week 🥂— Motshidisi E. Mohono (@MotshidisiM) July 25, 2022
I hope you have a Banyana Banyana kind of week; one full of wins and celebrations 💙
The president also took a moment to applaud the African Champions.
Congratulations to @Banyana_Banyana on making history and winning their first ever title at the Women’s Africa Cup of National last night. They promised me that they would bring the trophy home. We cannot wait to welcome you back and thank you for flying the flag!🇿![CDATA]>🇦 #WAFCON2022 pic.twitter.com/acJOIDIQEP— Cyril Ramaphosa 🇿![CDATA]>🇦 (@CyrilRamaphosa) July 24, 2022