Jane captains Banyana in Van Wyk's absence

Posted: 22 January 2019 Time: 04:25 pm

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis has named her team to take on Sweden in the Albertina Sisulu Centenary Challenge at Cape Town Stadium this evening.

After their 2-1 defeat to the Netherlands in the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Inauguration Challenge at the same venue on Saturday, Banyana will now test themselves against another top-10 ranked nation as their preparations for the FIFA World Cup in France later this year continue.

Banyana are without captain Janine van Wyk, who is nursing a groin injury, and she has been replaced by Noko Matlou.

Refiloe Jane will skipper the side in Van Wyk’s absence.

Goalkeeper Andile Dlamini has been included in the side ahead of Kaylon Swart, who was in goal against the Netherlands.

Kick-off is at 19h00. 

Team: Dlamini, Ramalepe, Vilakazi, Mbane, Matlou, Motlhalo, Tlailane, Jane (c), Makhabane, Kgatlana, Mulaudzi.

Subs: Swart (GK), Muroa (GK), Mthandi, Makhubela, Nyandeni, Biyana, Sebata, Smeda, Seoposenwe, Magaia, Peskin.

Not in match day squad: Williams (GK), Van Wyk, Ndimeni, Dhlamini.

Article by: Staff Reporter

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