23 July 2019 – Multiple award-winning Banyana Banyana striker Thembi Kgatlana has been nominated for the prestigious GSport award.

Kgatlana who now plays club football in China with Beijing BG Phoenix is nominated in the Athlete of the Year and Woman of the Year awards.

The voting for the awards ceremony closes on 9 August 2019 and people can still vote via www.gsport.co.za. The ceremony which recognises the country’s female achievers, will take place on 31 August.

The Chinese league commenced two weeks ago and Kgatlana scored a goal on her debut and the second game, meaning she has scored two goals in as many matches.

Her team will be playing their third league match of the season on Wednesday and Kgatlana said she is looking forward to continue with her early season good form.