Banyana Banyana player, Refiloe Jane, believes the opening match against Sweden will be a difficult game.
South African senior women’s team will be looking for their first FIFA Women’s World Cup win when they take on Sweden on Sunday, 23 July 2023 at the Wellington Regional Stadium.
This will be the second appearance by the African Champions, who first made their debut back in 2019.
Captain Refiloe Jane admitted that it won’t be an easy encounter, but she added that the team has prepared well.
“It’s a difficult game that we will play against Sweden, probably one of the toughest games in our group. We have played them before and it won’t be easy, but the preparations have been going very well from the time we qualified for the World Cup up to this day,” said Jane.
“I think we have done what we can do as a team and we are looking forward to the game, hoping for a good results based on preparations that we have put in.”