Two debutants for Banyana

2012-12-06 17:19
Joseph Mkhonza (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Kanatla Ladies midfielder Maite Makola and Cape Town Roses goalkeeper Nthabiseng Masunte will make their debut for Banyana Banyana on Monday.

The pair were included South Africa's squad to face Botswana in Rustenburg in an international friendly.

"Both players have been called up to the Banyana team after being identified at the Sasol League National Championships held in Durban in July this year," said head coach Joseph Mkhonza.

"Makola is a fine passer of the ball and extremely skilful, while Masunte was part of the South African team that competed at the FIFA Women's Under 17 World Cup 2010 in the Caribbean."

Mkhonza said he would use the international friendly match to try out a range of new combinations.

Banyana Banyana would travel to Rustenburg without the services of captain Amanda Dlamini who was being rested and Amanda Sister, who had family commitments.

In the absence of Dlamini, vice-captain and central defender Janine van Wyk would lead the side, while goalkeeper Andile Dlamini would earn her third cap between the posts for the home side.

Banyana Banyana squad to face Botswana:

Goalkeepers: Andile Dlamini, Nthabiseng Masunte.

Defenders: Lebogang Mabatle, Nothando Vilakazi, Janine van Wyk (captain), Zamandosi Cele, Refiloe Jane.

Midfielders: Leandra Smeda, Mary Ntsweng, Maite Makola, Nocawe Skiti Gabisile Hlumbane.

Strikers: Jermaine Seoposenwe, Portia Modise, Noko Matlou, Sanah Mollo Andisiwe Mgcoyi, Silindile Ngubane.

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