The Senior Women's National Team (Sitsebe SaMhlekazi) started the COSAFA Women's Championship on a positive note as they won against Mauritius by 3-0 in a match that was played at the Luveve Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. According to the National Team's Captain; Sibongile Ngwenya, it was not an easy match as their opponents also wanted to win this match as both national teams were looking forward to a positive start in as far as their participation in the tournament is concerned. "We played very well however, it was not an easy match", she said. The captain also highlighted that this match gave them an idea on what to expect as the competition progresses. " This match gave us the picture on what to expect in upcoming matches in the tournament", said the captain. Sitsebe SaMhlekazi scored through Celiwe Nkambule who was also chosen to as the player of the match. the other two goals were scored by Nobuhle Mdluli and Nkola Songa . The next match for the Senior Women's National Team will be against Mozambique on Saturday, 16th September 2017 at the Luveve Stadium.