Women’s World Football Show, Episode 146 features exclusive interviews with U.S. Women’s National Team defender Crystal Dunn; South Africa captain Janine van Wyk, goalkeeper Kaylin Swart and Head Coach Des Ellis; plus soundbites from USWNT Head Coach Jill Ellis.
Two teams, two dreams. As the USA and South Africa Women’s National Teams prepare for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the players and coaches embark on a journey that will define the future.
Listen in as U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis and South Africa Women’s National Team head coach Desiree Ellis discuss their teams, the experiences that shape their teams, and all that’s riding on the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Janine van Wyk
Banyana Banyana Captain Janine van Wyk leads her team to the Women’s World Cup for the first time in history. The fan favorite shares her insights on the friendly with the U.S., what their World Cup appearance means to the team, the country, and more. (23′) Learn more about JVW Girls Football.
South Africa goalkeeper Kaylin Swart raised her hand and made a statement leading up to the Women’s World Cup. The former Menlo College player shares her thoughts on coming back to California, the mentality of coming off the bench in pressure situations, confidence heading into the World Cup, and more. (30′)
The most versatile player on the USWNT, Crystal Dunn is making her Women’s World Cup debut in France. The left-back (for now), gives us an inside look to how Jill Ellis broke the news to her that she was on the World Cup squad, what the past four years taught her about herself, her changing attitude about her value to the team, and more. (36′)
Contributions to this episode provided by the following articles:
Ellis Names Banyana-Banyana World Cup Squad
Sasol Renews its Sponsorship of Banyana-Banyana and SAFA’s Women’s League for Four Years
Matildas Squad for 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Announced
Shelley Kerr Names Scotland Squad
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Original Broadcast Date: May 19, 2019
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