South Africa’s Banyana Bayana defeated Morocco 2-1 on Saturday, in Rabat on Sunday, to win their first WAFCON title after trying to capture the title in four past editions.
This has ended a run of five finals without success for Banyana Banyana, who completed the tournament in Morocco with a 100 per cent record, as well as securing qualification to next year’s Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand
Magaia scored through an excellent cutback from Jermaine Seoposenwe, who ran onto a loose ball to create the opening goal as she held off her marker to provide an excellent pass in the 63rd minute.
Magaia doubled the lead in the 71st minute with another close finish.
South Africa lost possession which gave Morocco hope of a comeback as Rosella scored in the 80th minute after being set up by Fatima Tagnaout, as the game ended 2-1 in favour of the Banyana Banyana of South Africa.