Cape Town - Roxanne Barker, Banyana Banyana's number one goalkeeper, has signed a
one-year contract with SC Heerenveen Vrouwen - a Dutch women's football
club from in the women's Eredivisie.
The move comes just a few weeks before the squad leaves for Brazil to play in
the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, which kicks off in August.
She will join her new team-mates almost immediately after the tournament.
Barker was spotted recently when Banyana Banyana travelled
to The Netherlands where they played two international friendly matches.
The club saw her in one match and did not hesitate to sign her.
Full Names: Roxanne Kimberly
Place of Birth: Pietermaritzburg
Date of birth: 06/05/1991
Current Club: SC Heerenveen Vrouwens
Club History: Thor/KA (Iceland), Maties,
Pepperdine University (U.S.A), Durban Ladies
London Olympics, Four Time NCAA Division 1 WCC selection, LA Soccer News Women’s College Player of the Week.