African Women's Footballer of the Year Thembi Kgatlana headlines South Africa's squad for the Women's World Cup in France next month.
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Samantha Mewis scored goals in both halves and the U.S. women's team began its World Cup send-off series with a 3-0 victory over South Africa.
South Africa's opening AWCON victory over Nigeria should set the tone for Banyana to qualify for the World Cup, according to Refiloe Jane.
While much of the focus centred on the American imports, a pair of unheralded South Africans stole the show during the W-League's opening weekend.