Janey van Wyk is back from injury in the Glasgow City women’s team in Scotland. The captain of the South African team Banayana Banayana received his first professional contract at the age of 29, an experience he shared with his counterparts in the South African Women’s Professional League.
Janine van Wyk has now become a regular at the Scottish giants of Glasgow City. Founder and owner of JVW FC, which promotes professional women’s leagues in South Africa. Van Wyk has also been in the books of Houston Dash in the USA and Fortuna Hjoring in Denmark. He is the best capped South African footballer in all categories (men and women) with 170 performances for his country. As captain, she led the Banyans to their first FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Speaking to the South African Football Federation (SAFA) official website from Glasgow, Scotland, van Wyk spoke of his career and his experience, which he did not hesitate to share with players in the South Professional League. “Keep playing, and if you have hopes and dreams of playing for the national team or going abroad, then work harder than anyone else. Someone is going to recognize the talent you brought to the game. Do not give up My first pro contract came when I was 29, so anything is possible at any time or stage in your career. “
She also coined a term for her club, which she manages, JVW, new with 3 wins in 4 games in the National Women’s League. “The team is doing very well and I am very proud of them. She works hard and wants to get good results and wants to be the best in the league. This is clearly the ambition of each team. It is a new league, high level and very demanding. It is important that players remain united, disciplined and professional in all aspects to achieve what we want, which is to win the league. “
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