Editorial staff
1 minute read
27 Jul 2022
5:55 am

Banyana Banyana deserve handsome pay

Editorial staff

It is a start and richly deserved for a Banyana team that has won the continental crown for the first time.

Banyana Banyana received a warm welcome at OR Tambo International Airport. Picture: Alet Pretorius/Gallo Images

There was a wonderful welcome for Banyana Banyana on Wednesday at OR Tambo International Airport as they arrived back from Morocco as champions of Africa. The singing and dancing sea of supporters was a joy to witness and there was a financial boost awaiting Banyana, too, as Sport and Recreation Minister Nathi Mthethwa handed over a cheque worth R5.8 million to the team. WATCH: Kgoale overwhelmed by support for Banyana after Wafcon glory Added to the R9.2 million promised by the South African Football Association (Safa), this has turned into a handsome payday for the players of the South African...