Banyana Banyana's head coach, Desiree Ellis, spoke before the Mali conflict.
The South African Women's National Team has reserved its place in the AFC Cup semifinals after winning 1-1 against Zambia.
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Now, for a shot in the AWCON final and a place in the FIFA World Cup for Women in 2019, Ellis explained that while working hard, her side will not need any motivation to confront Mali .
"Now that there is a place for the World Cup, it's not negotiable, we have to play through any fatigue and everything happens on the ground, you have to leave on the field and make sure you give it all," Ellis said on the site, the official SAFA.
"Mali will not be easy, they have the host, and Ghana is quite a good team.
"We will have to do everything we can to make sure that we are as fresh as possible and that we have superhuman efforts in 90 minutes.
"… If he played a semifinal and won, the semifinal guarantees me a seat in the World Cup, I do not think anyone needs any motivation," she said.