SPORTS DAY: Makhubela boots Banyana into hat-trick

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SPORTS DAY: Makhubela boots Banyana into hat-trick

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Banyana beat Zambia to lift Cosafa Cup trophy

Tiisetso Makhubela scored the only goal of the game as Banyana Banyana claimed a 1-0 victory over Zambia and a hat-trick of Cosafa Women’s Championship titles at a packed Wolfson Stadium in Nelson Mandela Bay on Sunday. It is the third year in a row that coach Desiree Ellis has led her side to regional success, but this time was achieved without any of her overseas stars, as the likes of Thembi Kgatlana, Linda Motlhalo and Leandra Smeda were all missing owing to club duty. The success was deserved for the side, with Banyana comfortably the most accomplished team in the competition, and having also recorded their biggest ever win with a 17-0 hammering of Comoros Islands in their opening match...

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