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Banyana Cruise Past Botswana

International Friendly

Result: South Africa 4-0 Botswana

Date: 7 May 2014

Venue: Vaal University Stadium

Leandra Smeda bagged a brace to help Banyana Banyana secure a 4-0 win over Botswana in an international friendly at the Vaal University Stadium.

Smeda opened the scoring with first clear cut opportunity in the13th minute with a clinical finish from the edge of the area, after being teed up by Portia Modise.

Smeda then doubled her lead seven minutes later, she rose highest to head home a well-taken corner.

Modise increased the hosts advantage in the 36th minute with a composed finish into the bottom corner, after pouncing on yet another Botswana error.

Banyana completely dominated throughout the first half, with Botswana having failed to register a single effort on target.

Smeda should have increased Banyana's lead in the 64th minute but she failed to find the back of the net from six-yards out.

Ode made added a fourth in the 83rd minute with a well placed side-foot finish into the bottom corner. 

Even though Banyana took their foot off the pedal in the second half, the visitors failed to register a shot on target throughout the entire 90 minutes, while Banyana showed off some good touches in the latter stage of the game to entertain the crown at the Vaal University Stadium. 



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