Angola have held South Africa's Banyana to a goalless attract a Group A match played today at the on-going COSAFA Women's Championship 2021.
The Angola group protected in numbers at the Madibaz Stadium in Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium to deny the defending champs from picking greatest focuses.
Straight from winning the Aisha Buhari Cup in Nigeria, the Banyana expected to enlist a subsequent straight success to book a spot in the semi last prior to playing their last Group game against Mozambique.
Angola's captain Lidia Lubano who was casted a ballot MVP after the match said holding South Africa to a draw was a decent outcome. "We played collectively and happy we picked a point against a solid group," added Lubano.
South Africa's lead trainer Desire Ellis said she was frustrated with the outcome. "I'm frustrated with the outcome since we must be superior to this. We didn't adhere to the course of action," said Coach Ellis. South Africa opened their mission with a 2-1 success against Malawi on September 28th.
In a prior Group A played at a similar setting Malawi came from two objectives down to overcome Mozambique 3-2.
Cina Manuel and Cidalia Cuta scored ahead of schedule for the Mozambique group, before Zainabu Kapanda, Sabina Thom and Ireen Khumalo scored to ensure Malawi stowed greatest focuses.
Currently 28 objectives have been scored after eight games since the competition including 12 groups started off on September 28th.
Angola opened the competition with a 2-2 draw against Mozambique, while Botswana lowered South Sudan 7-0 and Tanzania additionally picked a 3-0 success against Zimbabwe in a Group B match.
On Thursday Namibia and Uganda agreed to a goalless draw, while Zambia whipped Eswatini 5-0 with Ochumba Lubandji scoring a full go-around.
Activity returns on Saturday with Group B matches as Botswana face Tanzania, and South Sudan take on Zimbabwe.