Sweden’s World Cup-bound nationwide ladies’s group will return to South Africa for a second 12 months operating to face Banyana Banyana in a world pleasant in January.
The Swedes, ranked ninth on this planet, will take benefit of warm weather to practice as they construct in the direction of the FIFA Girls’s World Cup in France subsequent 12 months.
South Africa will hope to be a part of them within the coming weeks as they marketing campaign within the African Girls’s Championship that function qualifiers.
The European group will likely be primarily based in Cape Town from January 14-23 and tackle South Africa in a pleasant on January 22. The groups performed earlier this 12 months too with the Swedes operating out Three-Zero winners.
“South Africa is technically astute and a fast group. It was a great problem this 12 months and it’ll even be a better problem in 2019,” Sweden coach Peter Gerhardssons mentioned in a media launch from the South African Soccer Affiliation.
“South Africa is enjoying on the CAF AWCON proper now and is competing for one of the three World Cup slots. And from the look of issues in Ghana, they’re seemingly to be one of the African groups that can qualify for the 2019 FIFA World Cup.
“We’re more than happy with the camp in South Africa this coming January. Once we obtained the chance to go back there for a brand new camp and the sport in Cape Town, we have been overly excited on the alternative.
“We should not have a major distinction in time zones, and it’s clearly a beneficial atmosphere for the sporting situations in January.”
Gerhardsson will announce his squad for the coaching camp in South Africa on Tuesday.