Bruce Whitfield speaks to Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis after returning home after her victorious visit to Dakar, Senegal, where she received the CAF Coach of the Year Award at the CAF Awards on Tuesday.
It was an amazing moment. Before I left a friend of mine said I am going to win it...when my name got called you wanted to jump up and scream...but you just walk up to receive it...but you cannot stop smiling.— Desiree Ellis, Banyana Banyana coach
She says the teams' successes have brought her such joy.
I cannot take credit for it alone. I have a fantastic technical team...its a collective effort.— Desiree Ellis, Banyana Banyana coach
Listen to her talking about the awards and working with Banyana Banyana below: