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South Africa is celebrating Banyana Banyana very first FIFA Women’s World Cup qualification to be held in France in 2019.

The South African ladies overcame Mali 2-0 in Tuesday night’s semi-final of the 2018 African Women's Championship in Cape Coast, Ghana.

Banyana’s goals came via Thembi Kgatlana and Lebogang Ramalepe to set up a final with arch-rivals Nigeria who defeated Cameroon 4-2 on penalties in the other semi-final on Tuesday.

Desiree Ellis’s team will meet Nigeria on Saturday, 1 December at 18:00 in Ghana.

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