Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
1 minute read
5 Mar 2019
10:57 am

Banyana to meet Nigeria in Cyprus Cup

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

Banyana Banyana will play Nigeria for the ninth/tenth place playoff at the 2019 Cyprus Women's Cup at GSZ Stadium in Larnaca on Wednesday.

Thembi Kgatlana of South Africais challenged by Onome Ebi of Nigeria during the 2018 TOTAL African Womens Cup of Nations match between South Africa and Nigeria the 18 November 2018 at Cape Coast Stadium, Ghana / Pic Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

This is after Banyana finished finished bottom of Group A at the tournament having secured only one point which came in their 2-2 draw against Finland in their opening game, before losing 4-1 to Korea and 2-1 to the Czech Republic in the last group stages game.

READ: Banyana lose to Czech Republic in Cyprus Cup

Nigeria, meanwhile, ended group phase on third place in Group C having lost 4-1 to Australia, winning 4-3 against Slovakia and losing 1-0 to Belgium.

The last two matches between the sides ended with Banyana winning 1-0 at the Afcon tournament group stages match, before losing 4-3 on penalties to Nigeria at the later stages of the competition.

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