Sundowns captain urges women to chase their football dreams

Counsel. Nhlapo wants women to dream on. PHOTO/AGENCIES

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  • The South African side had just beaten Ghana’s Hasaacas 2-0 in the final in Cairo, Egypt, to win the competition and emulate their men’s side that won the title in 2016 – thanks in part to the efforts of Ugandan goalkeeper Denis Onyango.

After the medal ceremony, Andile Dlamini, goalkeeper of inaugural Caf Women’s Champions League winners Mamelodi Sundowns, grabbed a microphone and screamed, “let me interview you” to captain Zanele Nhlapo.
The South African side had just beaten Ghana’s Hasaacas 2-0 in the final in Cairo, Egypt, to win the competition and emulate their men’s side that won the title in 2016 – thanks in part to the efforts of Ugandan goalkeeper Denis Onyango.

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