8 January 2018 – The South African U20 Women’s National Team is just two matches away from booking a place in this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup set to take place in France between 5 and 24 August. Basetsana face Nigeria on Saturday, 14 January 2017 in the first leg qualifier before travelling to Nigeria two weeks later.
Basetsana reached the final qualification phase of the World showpiece with convincing victories over Namibia and Burundi to set up what is set to be their toughest two-legged affair against the west Africans.
Having cut short their festive break, the team has been hard at work in preparation for this encounter with the aim of making history and being the very first South African U20 Women’s national team to qualify for a FIFA World Cup.
Basetsana travel to Polokwane on Monday, 8 January with a squad of 22 players.
SA U20 Women’s National Team to face Nigeria: