South Africa: Looking At Banyana Banyana Players Returning for Their Second FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Sasol-sponsored side made their official debut back in 2019 when the tournament was held in France and this year’ event marks the team’s successive appearance at this level.

The players who were part of coach Desiree Elli’s squad back in 2019.


Andile Dlamini

Kaylin Swart


Lebohang Ramalepe

Noko Matlou

Bambanani Mbane

Bongeka Gamede

Tiisetso Makhubela

Karabo Dhlamini


Refiloe Jane

Kholosa Biyana

Sibulele Holweni

Linda Motlhalo


Thembi Kgatlana

Jermaine Seoposenwe

Ten players out of the 14 (Swart, Ramalepe, Mbane, Gamede, Holweni, Jane , Biyana , Motlhalo, Seoposenwe, Kgatlana) all started against Sweden on Sunday afternoon.