2 May 2019 – Nike will be hosting the #BANYANAINNUMBERS event, an unforgettable experience to celebrate the incredible athletes who are changing the face of female football. The premise of the event is a call to South Africans to show their support and to illustrate the power of a collective voice.
The #BANYANAINNUMBERS celebration will be brought to life through the world of football and entertainment. The event will see 22 teams participate in a small-sided game, captained by legends of the game such as Portia Modise, hip-hop artists, Cassper Nyovest, Riky Rick and Shomadjozi. The artists will also take to the stage with electrifying performances to celebrate their passion for football.
Banyana Banyana’s qualification for the tournament has captured hearts of the nation and has cast a light on women’s football on the continent. As women’s football continues to grow in popularity globally, Africa is beginning to carve out its niche with local players such as Linda Motlhalo going abroad to ply their skills. It is undeniable that qualifyingfor the World Cup tournament is a pivotal moment for South Africa and can only inspire other young girls and boys onto the football field.
To book your spot to the #BANYANAINNUMBERS event, please register at: