Soweto born Portia Modise, set the standard for South African football with her 15 year history as a Banyana Banyana player. She ended her career in 2015 with 101 goals and 124 caps and 2014 SA Sports Woman of the Year and 2014 Golden Boot Winner titles to her name. The former Fifa World Player of the Year nominee is also the first African to score 100 goals in international football.
Mamelodi Sundowns defender Simphiwe Mendy Dludlu also captained Banyana Banyana from 2009 to 2010. She earned her first cap against Mozambique in 2006 and went on to earn 50 caps for her country. She is now a qualified Sport Scientist and a UEFA B Licence certified coach.
Both ladies have not only contributed to football at the highest level, they are now intent on taking the future of South African football to the NXT LVL, the Vodacom NXT LVL.