The team will be based at Safari Lodge in Windhoek for the duration of the tournament. They held their first training session in Namibia yesterday afternoon.
Banyana Banyana take-on Cameroon in the opening match of group B on Sunday, 12 October at the Independence Stadium.
“The team has settled well in Windhoek and we are looking forward to our opening game against Cameroon on Sunday, the ladies are excited. All the preparations we have been doing for the past nine weeks should result in good outcomes, starting with the match on Sunday,” said Janine Van Wyk, Banyana Banyana captain.
Sasol Banyana Banyana went on a seven match unbeaten streak in their preparation friendly matches against neighbours Botswana, Tanzania, Cote d I’voire, Zambia and tournament hosts Namibia.