17 July 2018 – The SA u17 Women’s National team, Bantwana begin the BRICS tournament with a match against India on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at Wits Rugby Stadium. The match kicks off at 16h30 and entry into the games is free of charge.

After India, Bantwana’s next game is on Thursday, 19 July against Brazil and kicks off at the same time and same venue.

They (Bantwana) next take on China on Friday in a match that starts at14h00 before rounding off the tournament with a match against Russia on Sunday, 22 July at Wits Rugby Stadium.

Bantwana warmed up to this tournament with a resounding 8-2 win over the visiting USA Select Side, Goal For Girls at UJ Grounds on Saturday in which the team played some dazzling football.

The SA national team is using the matches against India, China, Brazil and Russia as a dress rehearsal for the FIFA World Cup which will take place in Uruguay later this year.