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11
JAN

Netball Quad Series

South Africa's national netball team kick start their world cup preparations with the 2019 Quad Series taking place in Liverpool England from the 3 - 20 January. This is the sixth Netball Quad Series contested by four of the five highest ranked nations in netball. The Spar Proteas take on world champions Australia on the 13th of January. They then take on the current Commonwealth champions England on the 19 of January before going up against the second world ranked side, The Silver Ferns of New Zealand on 20th of January. Its world cup year and captain Bongiwe Msomi knows that a great start to the year will up their confidence ahead of the world showpiece.
09
JAN

Kgothatso Montjane to compete in a number of tournaments in Australia

Kgothatso Montjane, South Africa's number 1 wheelchair tennis player is looking at getting her season off to the best possible start. The world ranked number six is currently in Melbourne, Australia to compete in a number of tournaments. Montjane will take part in the Bendigo Open, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Super Series event from 9-13 January followed by the Melbourne Open, an ITF level 1 tournament to be staged from 15-19 January. She then will move to the first Grand Slam of the year- the Australian Open set to take place from 23-26 January. Despite the tricky preparations, Montjane speaks about the importance of her Australian tour.
11
DEC
2018

South African national women's football team Captain hints about her future

Janine Van Wyk, captain of the South African national women's football team has hinted that the just concluded Africa Women's Cup of Nations tournament, where the team finished as runners ups might have been her last tournament. South Africa secured their maiden qualification to the Fifa Women's World Cup next year. Van Wyk made her debut for the national team back in 2005. She also confirmed that she will not be returning to her American club Houston Dash as she turns her focus towards the FIFA Women's World Cup in France next year.
05
DEC
2018

Nigeria’s national women’s football team were again crowned African champions for a record 9th time

Nigeria’s national women’s football team were again crowned African champions for a record 9th time , this after beating South Africa 4-3 on penalties in the final of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations tournament at the Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana on Saturday (1 December). This triumph continues to show Nigeria’s un-doubtable superiority on the continent . Channel Africa’s Rachel Makhura spoke to our Nigerian correspondent Tony Ubani.
04
DEC
2018

South Africa’s national women’s football team returns to jam-packed OR Tambo reception

In emotional scenes, South Africa’s national women’s football team- Banyana Banyana were greeted by a jam-packed OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday night filled with adoring fans after clinching a silver medal at the 2018 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations Tournament and as a result qualifying for their maiden Fifa Women’s World Cup which takes place in France next year. Among those in attendance was team Sponsor Sasol's Group Brand Marketing Manager Nozipho Mbatha, who spoke to Channel Africa’s Mosibudi Makhura.
23
OCT
2018

Dane van Niekerk interview

South Africa's national women's cricket team is getting ready to depart for the West Indies ahead of their participation at the ICC Women's World T20 from November 9-24. The sixth edition of the 10-team tournament will take place across three venues Antigua, Saint Lucia and Guyana. South Africa will play in Group A in St Lucia against defending champions West Indies, England, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Group B comprise Australia, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and Ireland. Here is Proteas captain Dane van Niekerk talking about the make-up of the team, the competition they are up against as well as their intensions.
19
OCT
2018

Simphiwe Dludlu Interview

Simphiwe Dludlu, head coach of South Africa’s U 17 women’s football team has called up 26 players to report for camp as preparations for the FIFA World Cup continue. The world cup is less than a month away and takes place in Uruguay from November 13 to December 1. The 10 day camp is currently taking place in Johannesburg. Channel Africa’s Rachel Makhura spoke to coach Simphiwe Dludlu.
05
OCT
2018

Simphiwe Dludlu launches Foundation

Simphiwe Dludlu, former captain and defender of the country's national women's football team (Banyana Banyana) and the current coach of South Africa's national U17 women's football team on Thursday launched her much awaited Simphiwe Dludlu Foundation. It has been a lifelong dream of Dludlu as the foundation aims to help young girls see the bigger picture of life even in their difficult circumstances.
27
SEP
2018

South African Netball Captain Bongiwe Msomi named Sports Woman of the year for the second year in succession

South African netball star Bongiwe Msomi was named Sports Woman of the year at Tuesday night's KwaZulu-Natal Sport Awards held at the Durban ICC. Msomi who is also captain of the country's national women's netball team bagged the prestigious Sportswoman of the Year award for the second year in succession. She caught up with Channel Africa's Rachel Makhura to speak about her award, the disappointing Quad Series outing in Australia and New Zealand as well as her coaching clinic taking place this weekend.
25
SEP
2018

Banyana's next two games will help them: Desiree Ellis

Desiree Ellis, coach of South Africa’s national women’s football team says the two international friendlies against Chile next month will help prepare them for the 2018 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Banyana Banyana are fresh from winning a record 5th COSAFA Women’s Championship title in Port Elizabeth this past weekend. Channel Africa’s Rachel Makhura spoke to coach Desiree Ellis.
05
SEP
2018

Mpho Makhoba Interview

Mpho Makhoba is a woman on a mission. The current Tennis South Africa Development Manager walked away with three coveted awards at both the 2018 GSport Awards and the 2018 Gauteng Sports Awards this past weekend for her unequaled spirit and tireless work which is steadily building development of Tennis in South Africa. She spoke to Channel Africa’s Mosibudi Makhura.

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