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Banyana raring to go for Namibia test

Johannesburg - Banyana Banyana face Namibia in their second preparation match in Windhoek on Saturday before the African Women's Championships.

The friendly match at the Sam Nujoma Stadium comes after the 4-0 drubbing Banyana handed down to Botswana last month.

Banyana Banyana face Namibia in their second preparation match before the African Women's Championships. Photo: Ihsaan Haffejee. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

Coach Vera Pauw said the team needed such games in order to improve.

“Each match we play takes us one step closer to achieving our goal of building a strong competitive team,” said Pauw on Thursday.

Pauw had little knowledge about the opposition, but said the experience of playing Namibia would be good for the team.

“Nambia is a team that is also improving under Jacqui Shipanga. The opportunity to play against them ahead of the Championships will give us an opportunity to know a bit about them, in case we have to play them during the tournament.”

Banyana was preparing for the ninth African Women's Championships to be hosted in Namibia from October 11-25.

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