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WAFCON: Banyana Banyana Beat Zambia To Reach Final

Banyana Banyana of South Africa advanced to the WAFCON 2022 championship game with a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Copper Queens of Zambia on Monday.

After extensive discussion with VAR, the South Africans were given a penalty for a foul on a player for Banyana Banyana, with six minutes of extra time remaining in the game.

In her final appearance, Linda Motlhalo successfully converted the penalty kick to advance South Africa to their sixth WAFCON.

READ MORE: Morocco Knock Out Falcons 5-4 On Penalty Shootout

Banyana Banyana, who fell 4-3 to the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the 2018 edition, is making its second consecutive final appearance.

The victor of the second semi-final between the hosts, Morocco, and Nigeria, will now be awaited.

The third match between Morocco and Nigeria will take place at the WAFCON, with the Falcons winning the first two meetings 8-0 and 6-0 in 1998 and 2000, respectively.

For the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023, each semifinalist has already earned automatic qualification.

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Banyana Banyana of South Africa advanced to the WAFCON 2022 championship game with a thrilling 1-0 victory over the Copper Queens of Zambia on Monday.

After extensive discussion with VAR, the South Africans were given a penalty for a foul on a player for Banyana Banyana, with six minutes of extra time remaining in the game.

In her final appearance, Linda Motlhalo successfully converted the penalty kick to advance South Africa to their sixth WAFCON.

READ MORE: Morocco Knock Out Falcons 5-4 On Penalty Shootout

Banyana Banyana, who fell 4-3 to the Super Falcons of Nigeria in the 2018 edition, is making its second consecutive final appearance.

The victor of the second semi-final between the hosts, Morocco, and Nigeria, will now be awaited.

The third match between Morocco and Nigeria will take place at the WAFCON, with the Falcons winning the first two meetings 8-0 and 6-0 in 1998 and 2000, respectively.

For the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in 2023, each semifinalist has already earned automatic qualification.

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