Playing against Malawi in the Cosafa Cup, Janine Van Wyk made her 150th cap in international appearances.
She holds the record for the most capped South African player (male and female). In the match Banyana Banyana beat Malawi 6-0 to book their place in the Cosafa Cup semi-final.
Janine van Wyk teamed up with her former Houston Dash players Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana as they dominated the opposition from start to finish, and they will now hope to retain the Cup.
You can read how South African football hailed Van Wyk for her 150 caps and Banyana's achievement.
Yesss what a TEAM performance today!! Thank you to everyone who made my 150th appearance an unforgettable one! I will continue to serve my Country with passion & Pride!!! Now to focus on the Semi Finals on Thursday! 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 — Janine Van Wyk (@Janinevanwyk5) September 17, 2018
Our player of the match who will be receiving R10 000 from @SasolSA is Linda Motlhalo. Well deserved and well done to her#COSAFAWomenschampionship2018 pic.twitter.com/F5R85znYkJ — Official SasolLeague (@SasolLeague) September 17, 2018
Janine is an inspiration for girls all over the world: if you really want something, you can do it! Perseverance pays off!!! Congratulations @Janinevanwyk5 ! https://t.co/mGc8daf484 — Vera Pauw (@verapauw) September 17, 2018
Congratulations to @Banyana_Banyana captain @Janinevanwyk5 on her 150th cap as they beat Malawi 6-0 in the COSAFA Cup in PE. She is the most capped SA footballer of any gender. International debut - 2005, 50th - 2010, 100th - 2014, 125th - 2016 @SasolSA @SAFA_net pic.twitter.com/zaLGZa0nZj — Banyana_Banyana (@Banyana_Banyana) September 17, 2018
A big shout out and Congratulations to @Banyana_Banyana Captain @Janinevanwyk5 for reaching 150 Caps of International duty for Banyana Banyana as they take on Malawi in their last group match of the @COSAFACUP2018 down in PE.
South Africa stand up for this Legend..! pic.twitter.com/FDb1nOdB3L — Amanda toki Dlamini (@Amanda_Dlamini9) September 17, 2018
Celebrating @Janinevanwyk5 150 caps today! The most capped South African footballer and the fourth highest capped player on the continent. May you continue to be #Limitless. Well done pic.twitter.com/Y72DsTQAUM — Official SasolLeague (@SasolLeague) September 17, 2018
Shout Out to the Cappie @Janinevanwyk5 for reaching a CRAZY MILESTONE TODAY!! 150 Caps ain’t no joke man!! The hard work and sacrifice to do it so many times and with so much pride is incredible!!! Much respect Jay!! — Jermaine Seoposenwe (@jermaine109) September 17, 2018
Match Day feeling 🇿🇦
Today we play our last group match against Malawi. Come show your support at the Wolfson Stadium or stream the game live via @kwesesports at 15:30 ... pic.twitter.com/QZcDP16jCh — Janine Van Wyk (@Janinevanwyk5) September 17, 2018
Today we are honouring a true Stalwart in womens football at @SAFA_net and @CAF_Online @Janinevanwyk5 is set to play her 150th match today holding the record for the highest capped footballer in South Africa and highest capped female on the continent. @COSAFAMEDIA pic.twitter.com/jTPesOJoUn — JVW Girls Football (@JVWGirlsFootbal) September 17, 2018
SAFPU would like to congratulate Janine van Wyk for reaching her milestone of 150 caps for Banyana Banyana and being the most capped player in the country's football for both male and female!! Well done and good luck for the future!!! pic.twitter.com/5PY21pLnZn — SAFPU (@SAFPU_Official) September 18, 2018