Janine van Wyk is the current Captain of the South African Women’s Football Team Banyana Banyana and holds the most appearances for the Country (both male and female).
Making her debut for South Africa in 2005 and appointed Captain of Banyana Banyana in 2013, Van Wyk became the first Captain in history to lead South Africa at a Women’s World Cup.
Janine is a hard tackling defender, who leads with her boisterous instructions on the field, and has fans shouting her nickname after every touch of the ball.
Janine is a true leader both on and off the field. From playing to coaching, she brings with her a wealth of invaluable experience in the women’s game, and continues to inspire young girls to reach their dreams.