SA women football stars making waves abroad

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Banyana striker Jermaine Seoposenwe has been a hit in Portugal lately Picture: SC Braga
Banyana striker Jermaine Seoposenwe has been a hit in Portugal lately Picture: SC Braga

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Banyana Banyana players continue to make their presence felt in the elite European leagues.

Jermaine Seoposenwe has been the talk of the town in Portugal lately after scoring two brilliant goals for her club SC Braga to help them win the Portuguese Cup.

The 27-year-old striker has had a great season in the Campeonato Nacional Feminino, as the Portuguese semi-professional league for women’s association football clubs is officially known.



Matlou, Vilakazi finally debut in Spain’s Primera División Femenina

Veteran striker Noko Matlou, who joined Thembi Kgatlana at SD Eibar in Spain, finally made her debut last week as she was included in the starting line up.

Still in the Primera División Femenina, Nothando Vilakazi also made her maiden appearance for EDF Logroño Femenino since the defender signed for the club last July.

Motlhalo scoops top prize in Sweden

Linda Motlhalo, who is plying her trade at Djurgårdens IF in Sweden, was voted the best newcomer last year.

The talented attacking midfielder scored four goals in 22 appearances in all competitions for the Stockholm-based outfit a year ago.


Janine having fun in snowy Scotland

Banyana captain Janine van Wyk is also having the time of her life in Scotland where she plays for Glasgow City.

The 33-year-old defender has been sharing her experiences of football in the snow on social media.


Basetsana star heads to the US

South African Under-20 Women’s team player Sinoxolo Cesane has moved to the US to join East Tennessee State University on a scholarship. The Basetsana star will be playing in the university league.


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