South African Football Association(SAFA) through their President Dr Danny Jordan has voiced out that they will do anything in their powers to help South African u17 National Football Team(Bantwana), in their journey as they have qualified for the World Cup in Uruguay.
Bantwana qualified in the World Cup after they had beat Morocco 1-0 in their last encounter of the qualification to the World Cup Sunday 18 February(winning 6-1 on aggregate).
South Africa last qualified for the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup ,2010 in Trinidad and Tobago.
Dr Jordaan said Bantwana’s achievements in qualifying for the FIFA World Cup had just underscored how the game was growing among women in the country.
“This is a phenomenal achievement and is consolidated on the administration side where we are pushing strongly for women participation in football. We want to have one million female participants in the game by 2022,” said Dr Jordaan.
“What you have done shows a lot of improvement on women’s football in South Africa. I believe you have now inspired many with this result, he added.
The World cup will be played in Uruguay, November and December 2018.