14 January 2019 – Banyana Banyana forward Thembi Kgatlana says the upcoming international friendly matches against the Netherlands and Sweden will set the tone to determine the readiness of South Africa leading to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup tournament taking place in June in France. Kgatlana is in high spirits after being crowned the best woman player on the continent at the 2018 CAF awards held recently in Dakar, Senegal. She is in Cape Town with Banyana Banyana to kickstart preparations for the World Cup, and speaks to SAFa.net about her awards and the road ahead.