The 2022 WAFCON Mares squad

Ambassadors: The Mares team that has travelled to Morocco PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Ambassadors: The Mares team that has travelled to Morocco PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

As the Mares make their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) debut, captain Bonang ‘Bebeto’ Otlhagile enters the fray as the oldest player in the squad. The skipper is 35-years-old and is the most experienced player in the squad. Forward, Keitumetse Dithebe is the youngest at 19 years, and she is the only teenager in a squad that boasts a mixture of veteran and promising talent. The average age of the squad is 29 and just four players are over the age of 30. Shot stopper, Sedilame Bosija is the squad’s most decorated player with a COSAFA Championship runner-up medal and a gold medal from the CAF Women’s Champions League triumph. Below, Mmegi Sport Correspondent KABELO BORANABI profiles the Mares

Full Names:Sedilame Maitumelo Bosija Nickname: Tsontso Age: 25 Date of Birth: December 1, 1997 Position: Goalkeeper Current Club: Mamelodi Sundowns (South Africa) Honours: COSAFA Championship silver medallist (2020), Zone Six champions silver medallist (2014), HolywoodBets Super champion (2021), CAF Champions League champion (2021) Strong Foot: Right

Full Names: Gloria Lesego Moeng Nickname: Mahenza Age: 24 Date of Birth: February 3, 1998 Position: Goalkeeper Current Club: BDF XI Honours: COSAFA Championship silver medallist (2020) Strong Foot: Right

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