Banyana Banyana to face Ghana’s Black Queens

Banyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw has called 26 players into camp in preparation for the international friendly football match against the Black Queens of Ghana on Sunday.

The match is scheduled to begin at Dobsonville Stadium in Soweto at 3pm. 

The international friendly will be Pauw’s second match in charge of the senior national women’s team, having drawn 2-2 against Zimbabwe in her first game last month. 

“The upcoming international friendly against Ghana is important for preparations ahead of the upcoming African Women’s Championship qualifiers. We are in the process of building a formidable team and these international friendlies allow us to gauge ourselves against top African teams,” said Pauw. 

Those in the team for Saturday’s game are Andile Dlamini, Thoko Mndaweni, Nothando Vilakazi, Amanda Sister, Janine van Wyk, Leandra Smeda, Letago Madiba, Refiloe Jane, Lebogang Mabatle, Simphiwe Dludlu, Nelisiwe Mchunu, Tshepiso Mokabane, Mamello Makhabane, Amanda Dlamini, Gloria Thato, Nomathemba Ntsibande, Sanah Mollo, Lebogang Ramalepe, Tina Selepe, Shiwe Nongwanya, Silindile Ngubane, Ode Fulutudilu, Alocia Thoboka, Portia Modise, Noko Matlou and Veronica Phewa. – Sapa


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