Dlamini was asked about the pressure of carrying the hopes of a nation as Banyana went in search of their first Wafcon trophy, having been runners-up five times.
“I've even lost weight,” she said. “I'm extremely grateful to be a part of this beautiful team, a team that motivates South Africans, because I know for a fact South Africans are going crazy.
“I'm happy to be a part of this amazing tournament that has grown hugely, and to the sponsors here: keep on coming — support women.
“And I'm grateful for the sponsors and leagues in SA — Sasol and Hollywoodbets. But I'm still urging corporate SA to come on board and support women. What more should we do for you guys to support us?”
Banyana became the first team to win all six games at a Wafcon, conceding just three goals.
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