Fans react to VAR decision in Banyana game

Desiree Ellis, coach of South Africa, during the Banyana Banyana afternoon training session. Picture: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

Desiree Ellis, coach of South Africa, during the Banyana Banyana afternoon training session. Picture: Sydney Mahlangu/BackpagePix

The South African women’s football team contained Spain for the first 70 minutes of the game before they were awarded a penalty following a VAR review which saw defender Nothando Vilakazi get a second yellow card.

Some supporters felt the referee favoured Spain while others called a replay of the match.

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