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Dynamic duo get the nod

Dynamic duo get the nod

WOMAN OF THE MOMENT: Tholakele

Mares stars shortlisted for Africa’s top player award

History is coming thick and fast for ladies football.

Hot on the heels of the Mares maiden appearance at the on-going Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON), two of the country’s stars have scored another thrilling first: nomination for the continent’s best female player.

Included in a shortlist of 30, Lesego Radiakanyo, 23, and Refilwe Tholakele, 26, are the first Motswana women to be selected for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) awards in the ceremony’s 21-year history.

Indeed, other than Jerome ‘JJ’ Ramatlhakwana...

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