20 January 2019 – Captain of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana says they are disappointed at not winning against the Netherlands but was impressed by the performance of the team that showed improved from their past outings against top class opposition.
The match took place on Saturday, 19 January at the Cape Town Stadium and lost 2-1.
The defender bowed out early in the second half to attend to a niggling groin injury, and was replaced by fellow defender Noko Matlou.
Van Wyk also sat out training on Sunday, 20 January 2019 and it is still not clear if she will join her compatriots on Monday – a day before they face Sweden in the second international friendly match named the Albertina Sisulu Centenary Challenge.
Kickoff is at 19h00 at the Cape Town Stadium.