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The South African national ladies team coach spoke about their Team of the Year award at the SA Sports Awards held in Bloemfontein on Sunday

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis couldn't grace the awards show because she is in Ghana to prepare her team for the Awcon.

Also on Sunday South Africa played Ghana in a preparation match for the tournament at the Accra Sports Stadium, which will host the final.

As reported by Safa, Ellis stated that the match was a worthwhile exercise and gave Banyana enough food for thought ahead of the start of the tournament on Saturday.

South Africa lost 1-0 to the Black Queens of Ghana in what was the last warm up match for both sides ahead of the competition.