It's been a dark journey, but crocked Matildas star Kyah Simon can see the light at the end of her injury recovery tunnel.
The forward's World Cup dream goes on the line next month when she makes her return from ankle surgery, which has kept her sidelined since January.
Simon flies to the United States on April 9 ahead of making her return to action in the NWSL with Houston Dash.
The Houston Dash have waived the rights to two South African players, Thembi Kgatlana and Linda Motlhalo, the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side announced on Tuesday.
The pair's departure means the Dash go from three Banyana Banyana players during the 2018 season to none, as veteran defender and South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has also called time on her tenure in Houston.
Kgatlana, who was recently named the CAF female player of the year, scored two goals and provided three assists...
Nigeria maybe have been to every FIFA Women's World Cup ever held, and South Africa may have been to none, but Banyana Banyana defeating the Super Falcons on Sunday came as little surprise to fans of either side.
Thembi Kgatlana of the Houston Dash struck a superb volley in their Africa Women Cup of Nations opener to see the South Africans past the team that has won 10 out of 12 editions of the tournament. It was Banyana's second-ever win over Nigeria since 1991.
But the result would not come as...