12 August 2019 – In the absence of captain Janine van Wyk, vice captain Refiloe Jane led Banyana Banyana to gold in the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship in Zimbabwe.
She was also there alongside Van Wyk in Port Elizabeth last year to successfully defend their title.
In 2019 she was again given the honour of wearing the armband after Van Wyk was ruled out of the tournament because of an injury – grabbing three gold medals back to back.
She also chipped in with five goals in the tournament and a Woman of the Match accolade in the clash against the Comoros Islands.
Jane says the victory augurs well for the future of Banyana Banyana.
Here’s what Jane had to say: