|Association||South African Football Association|
|Sub-confederation||COSAFA (Southern Africa)|
|Head coach||Desiree Ellis|
|Captain||Janine Van Wyk|
|Most caps||Janine Van Wyk (150)|
|Top scorer||Portia Modise (101)|
|Current|| 48 |
|Highest||10 (August 2017)|
|Lowest||74 (June 2005)|
(Johannesburg, South Africa; 30 May 1993)
(Johannesburg, South Africa; 30 May 1993)
(Harare, Zimbabwe; 19 April 2002)
(Dalian, China; 7 September 2003)
|Appearances||1 (first in 2019 )|
|Africa Women Cup of Nations|
|Appearances||12 (first in 1995 )|
|Best result||Runners-up (1995, 2000, 2008, 2012, 2018)|
|Appearances||2 (first in 2012 )|
|Best result||10th (2012)|
The South Africa national women's football team, nicknamed Banyana Banyana (The Girls), is the national team of South Africa and is controlled by the South African Football Association.
The South African Football Association or SAFA is the national administrative governing body that controls the sport of football in the Republic of South Africa (RSA) and is a member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). SAFA was established in 1991. The South African Football Association is the second Football Association in South Africa to be named the South African Football Association and it is also the second football association in South Africa to affiliate to FIFA. The present day South African Football Association, unlike its predecessor allows for a mixed-race national team.
Their first official match was held on 30 May 1993 against Swaziland.
They qualified for Olympic football for the first time in 2012,and for a FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time in 2019.
Association football has been included in every Summer Olympic Games as a men's competition sport, except 1896 and 1932. Women's football was added to the official program in 1996.
The women's football tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics was held in London and five other cities in the United Kingdom from 25 July to 9 August. Associations affiliated with FIFA were invited to enter their women's teams in regional qualifying competitions, from which 11 teams, plus the hosts Great Britain reached the final tournament. There are no age restrictions for the players participating in the tournament. It is the first major FIFA affiliated women's tournament to be staged within the United Kingdom, and marked the first time a team representing Great Britain took part in the women's tournament.
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body. The competition has been held every four years since 1991, when the inaugural tournament, then called the FIFA Women's World Championship, was held in China.
|World Cup Finals|
|Did not qualify|
|Olympic Games Finals|
|Did not qualify|
|CAF Women's Championship|
|Total||Runners up 5 times||56||25||8||23||92||80||+12|
The following players has been called up for the 2019 Cyprus Women's Cup.
The 2019 Cyprus Cup was the twelfth edition of the Cyprus Cup, an invitational women's football tournament held annually in Cyprus. It took from 27 February to 6 March 2019.
Head coach: Desiree Ellis
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Club|
|1||GK||Victoria Muroa||4 July 1990|
|16||GK||Andile Dlamini||2 September 1992|
|20||GK||Kaylin Swart||30 September 1994|
|2||DF||Lebogang Ramalepe||3 December 1991|
|3||DF||Nothando Vilakazi||28 October 1988|
|4||DF||Noko Matlou||30 September 1985|
|5||DF||Janine van Wyk (c)||17 April 1987|
|7||DF||Koketso Tlailane||7 December 1992|
|8||DF||Karabo Dhlamini||18 September 2001|
|13||DF||Bambanani Mbane||12 March 1990|
|14||DF||Tiisetso Makhubela||24 April 1997|
|6||MF||Mamello Makhabane||24 February 1988|
|10||MF||Linda Motlhalo||1 July 1998|
|15||MF||Refiloe Jane||4 August 1992|
|17||MF||Leandra Smeda||22 July 1989|
|18||MF||Mpumi Nyandeni||19 August 1987|
|19||MF||Kholosa Biyana||16 April 1994|
|21||MF||Busisiwe Ndimeni||25 June 1991|
|23||MF||Molatelo Sebata||24 August 1988|
|9||FW||Amanda Mthandi||23 May 1996|
|11||FW||Thembi Kgatlana||2 May 1996|
|12||FW||Jermaine Seoposenwe||12 October 1993|
|22||FW||Rhoda Mulaudzi||2 December 1989|
|Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club||Latest call-up|
|GK||Jessica Williams||v. |
|GK||Roxanne Barker||6 May 1991||v. |
|GK||Yolula Tsawe||23 June 1992||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|DF||Regina Mogolola||11 April 1993||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|DF||Thato Letsoso||24 August 1996||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|MF||Hildah Magaia||16 December 1994||v. |
|MF||Kgalebane Mohlakoana||10 December 1993||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations|
|MF||Rachel Sebati||3 February 1993||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|MF||Jabulile Mazibuko||26 January 1993||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|MF||Khanya Xesi||11 March 1999||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|FW||Kelso Peskin||23 July 1995||v. |
|FW||Melinda Kgadiete||21 July 1992||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations|
|FW||Sduduzo Dlamini||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
|Siyamthanda Skeyi||2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations PRE|
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