Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has announced a strong squad for the COSAFA Women’s Championships to be played in Port Elizabeth (PE).
The hosts are the defending champions and are favourites to ratain the COSAFA Women’s Championship when the tournament gets underway from 12-22 September 2018.
Coach Ellis selected a squad that includes as many as six overseas based players, among them, the Houston Dash (USA) trio of Janine van Wyk, Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana.
Full COSAFA squad:
GK: Kaylin Swart (Menlo College USA), Roxanne Barker (USC Ladies), Andile Dlamini (Mamelodi Sundowns)
DEF: Lebohang Ramalepe (Ma-Indies), Nothando Vilakazi (Falcons FC), Janine van Wyk (c) (Houston Dash, USA), Bambanani Mbane (Bloem Celtic), Regina Mogolola (AmaTuks
MID: Kgaelebane Mohlakoana (Bloem Celtic), Kholosa Biyana (UKZN), Refiloe Jane (Canberra United, Australia), Thato Letsoso (UJ), Nompumelelo Nyandeni (JVW), Hildah Magaia (TUT-PTA), Linda Motlhalo, Thembi Kgatlana (Houston Dash, USA)
STR: Jermaine Seoposenwe (JVW), Melinda Kgadiete (Bloem Celtic), Chantelle Esau (Mamelodi Sundowns), Noko Matlou (Ma-Indies)
Written by: Diski Voice