3 October 2018– After a 15-hour travel, Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana have safely arrived in Santiago, the capital of Chile.

The South Africans are in the country to play two international friendly matches with the host nation.

This will be the first ever meeting between the two nations.

Only 19 players travelled from All the players The fist clash will take place on Saturday, 6 October 2018 at Estadio Sausalito in Vina del Mar – Chile’s fourth largest city.

Kickoff is at 18h30 local time (23h30 South African time).

South Africans will have to stay up until the early hours of the morning for the results of the second match – moved from 22h00 to 03h00 South African time (from 17h00 to 22h00 local time).

It will be played on Tuesday, 9 October at Estadio Santa Laura in Santiago.

Banyana Banyana return home on Thursday, 11 October.

The matches are part of preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament scheduled for November in Ghana. The competition also serves as qualifiers for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers to be played in France in June.



1.  Kaylin SWART Menlo College USA
2. Roxanne BARKER University of Western Cape Cape Town
3. Andile DLAMINI Mamelodi Sundowns FC Pretoria
4. Lebogang RAMALEPE MaIndies FC Polokwane
5. Nothando VILAKAZI Palace Super Falcons FC Johannesburg
6.  Janine VAN WYK Houston Dash USA
7. Bambanani MBANE Bloemfontein Celtic FC Bloemfontein
8. Regina MOGOLOLA University of Pretoria Pretoria
9. Noko MATLOU Ma-indies FC Polokwane
10. Koketso TLAILANE TUT-PTA Pretoria
11. Kgaelebane MOHLAKOANA Bloemfontein Celtic Bloemfontein
12. Kholosa BIYANA University of KZN Durban
13.Refiloe JANE Canberra United Australia
14.Nompumelelo NYANDENI JVW FC Johannesburg
15. Linda MOTLHALO Houston Dash USA
16. Leandra SMEDA Gintra Universitetas Lithuania
17. Rachel SEBATI TUT-PTA Pretoria
18.Jermaine SEOPOSENWE JVW FC Johannesburg
19. Khanya XESI University of Western Cape Cape Town
20. Melinda KGADIETE Bloemfontein Celtic Bloemfontein
21. Thembi KGATLANA Houston Dash USA
22. Ode FULUTUDILU Oulu Nice Soccer (ONS) Finland