By FOCUS REPORTER
President Jacob Zuma will on Sunday, October 24, meet the Senior Women’s National team (Banyana Banyana) ahead of the start of the CAF African Women Championship (AWC) 2010.
The tournament, featuring eight of Africa’s premier women’s national teams, takes place in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality from 31 October 2010 to 14 November 2010, with the two finalists automatically qualifying for the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in June in Germany.
The President will pledge the nation’s support for the women’s team as well as the South African Football Association as they host the tournament.
President Zuma will also meet the Banyana Banyana squad at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa at 12h30, before their 13h00 clash against Zimbabwe in a friendly international match.