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Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) champions Banyana Banyana will play two away international friendly matches against Senegal during the FIFA break in the coming weeks. This was confirmed by football motherbody SAFA on Wednesday. Bafana will face the West Africans in their backyard on 31 May and on 4 June 2024.

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“We have always said that we are going to utilize the FIFA dates going forward and we now have these two international friendlies against Senegal,” said coach Dr Desiree Ellis. 

“We need to stay active to be ready and prepare for the WAFCON. “There are players coming back from injury, and we also want to see other players during these friendlies against Senegal,” she added. 

Banyana Banyana will play two away international friendly matches against Senegal
Banyana Banyana

“We need to prepare and be ready for WAFCON. We haven’t received any communication on when it is going to happen. But we will utilize these FIFA dates to make sure that we start preparing.”

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The next WAFCON will be held in Morocco. But the dates of the start of their defence of their continental title are yet to be announced.

The final 23-player squad for the away international friendlies against Senegal will be announced in the coming days.

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