Pauw expects more of Banyana


Woman of the Match Leandra Smeda bagged a brace, while veteran attacker Portia Modise and Ode Fulutudilu were also on target at Isak Steyl Stadium.

Banyana used the game as part of their preparations for the African Women Championships, scheduled for Namibia in October.

"The ladies played very well, they were comfortable in passing each other the ball and it shows that they are getting better and adapting to playing together," Pauw said.

"I also believe we can do better than we did, so there’s still a lot of room for improvement. We are not where we want to be yet.

"We just need to work on making sure that we are accurate in the final third. Yes, Botswana played a defensive game, but we also missed a couple of good chances. 

"It shows that we are improving in our attack. But we need to play against opponents who play an attacking game as well so that we can be able to test our defence."