World Cup-bound Chile edged South Africa 2-1 in the first match of a double-header friendly on Saturday night.
Carla Guerrero and Karen Araya were on target for the hosts while Refiloe Jane, straight from firing South Africa to the Cosafa title, netted the visitors’ sole goal.
Banyana Banyana played with a player less for the better part of the match after Jermaine Seoposenwe saw red in the 38th minute.
The two meet again on Tuesday 9 October in the final match of the double-header.
South Africa are using the tournament to prepare for AWCON 2018 next month.
AWCON 2018 will double as Africa’s qualifiers for the 2019 Women’s World Cup.
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