11 January 2018 – The South African U17 Women’s National Team (Bantwana) will hold a preparation camp to ready themselves for the upcoming crucial 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup Qualifier against Morocco.
Bantwana will assemble for the preparation camp from Monday, 15 January to Saturday, 20 January 2018.
Interim head coach of the team, Simphiwe Dludlu, has called up 24 players for the training camp. The squad has the bulk of the team that played in the previous round of qualifiers.
The South Africans are just two matches away from qualification into the the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup, which will take place in Uruguay from 20 November to 13 December 2018.
Bantwana proceeded to the second and final round of qualifiers after defeating Botswana Botswana 6-4 (Saturday, 16 December 2017) at the Dobsonville Stadium.
Miche Minnies scored two goals in that match, with the four others coming from Karabo Dlamini, Thambolinye Mzoneli, Thubelihle Shamase and captain Kaylin Jordaan.
Bantwana will host Morocco on the weekend of 2-4 February 2018. The second leg will be played two weeks later, on the weekend of 16-18 February.
The overall winner will be one of three representatives from the African continent at World Cup tournament.
The 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will be the sixth edition of the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup.
SA U17 Women’s National Team WC Fixtures:
2-4 February 2018
South Africa vs Morocco
16-18 February 2018
Morocco vs South Africa
BANTWANA SQUAD FOR TRAINING CAMP:
|NAME & SURNAME||POSITION||CLUB|
|1.||Kaydee Windvogel||Goalkeeper||STRANDFONTEIN AFC /HPC|
|2.||Leigh Brophy||Goalkeeper||UNIVERSITY OF CT|
|3.||Mananki Makhoana||Goalkeeper||SHINING MOVERS|
|4.||Gugulethu Pitso||Goalkeeper||BLUE BIRDS|
|5.||Yenzokuhle Ngubane||Right–back/Center-back||SUNFLOWER WFC|
|6.||Lungile Mdluli||Center-back||HOME SWEEPERS|
|7.||Kaylin Jordan||Center- back||HPC/SPURS FC|
|9.||Yolanda Nduli||Left-back||SUNFLOWER WFC|
|10.||Fikile Magama||Left-back||HEROES UNITED|
|12.||Vuyo Xabanisa||Center-Mid||BLUE BIRDS|
|13.||Miche Minnies||Right-Wing||SPURS FC|
|15.||Karabo Dhlamini||Center-Mid||SUNDOWNS FC|
|16.||Thubelihle Shamase||Left-wing||SUNFLOWER WFC|
|17.||Khunjulwa Mali||Left- wing||HPC|
|18.||Sibulele Holweni||Right-wing/Center- Mid||SOPHAKAMA LADIES/HPC|
|19.||Sphumelele Shamase||Right-wing||SUNFLOWER WFC|
|20.||Cynthia Makete||Left/right-wing||All for 1|
|21.||Chloe Valkin||Center-Mid||WANDERERS FC|
|22.||Thambolinye Mzoneli||Striker||SUNFLOWER WFC|
|24.||Zethembiso Vilakazi||Striker||LINDELANI FC|