To shut off Africa Month, Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis launched her ebook titled, “Magic: DESIREE ELLIS – From Salt River to the 2023 World Cup” in Sandton, Johannesburg on Tuesday, 30 Could.
The Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations champion profitable coach, who hails from Salt River within the Western Cape, shares her inspiring story which has seen her dominate soccer on the continent since her taking part in days within the Eighties and ‘90s.
Within the ebook, we be taught of a younger Ellis who loved avenue soccer, wasn’t one to play with dolls and would by no means be caught carrying a costume. As an alternative, she loved life exterior, reasonably than being indoors.
Ellis’ story is certainly one of dedication, which has seen her rise to unbelievable heights in her profession.
In the present day, she identified worldwide for her excellent achievements in sport, which embody the CAF Ladies’s Coach of the Yr Award, Momentum gsport Awards Coach of the Yr, in addition to her Nationwide Order of Ikhamanga Orders bestowed on her by the South African authorities.
You may get your arms on a replica at Unique Books!
Such an honour to have been there to witness the launch of #Magic the story of Desiree Ellis @descaptain ⭐️ these are the tales that must be advised!!! Congratulations coach and thanks for persevering with to encourage 🤗🤗🤗 #BestSeller ❗️ pic.twitter.com/YxRlzWWJlQ
— Carol Tshabalala (@SimplyCarol8) May 31, 2023