Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis has announced a strong squad for the COSAFA Women’s Championships to be played in Port Elizabeth (PE).

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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