30 July 2019 – Captain of the Sasol-sponsored Banyana Banyana, Janine van Wyk, says they cannot afford to underestimate any team they will face in the COSAFA CUP just because South Africa has been to the World Cup.

Van Wyk and her teammates have already started preparing for their first match where they will face Comoros in the 2019 edition of the tournament.

The two sides met some years ago and Banyana Banyana won 13-0 in the first leg, leading to the opposition not honouring the second leg in South Africa.

But Van Wyk was quick to warn her teammates that that was then, and women’s football has improved since then.

Here is what the Banyana Banyana captain had to say: