OLYMPIC CHAMPION CASTER SEMENYA JOINS JVW FC

Multiple Gold Medallist and 800m and 1500m World Champion, Caster Semenya, has joined Gauteng-based JVW Football Club, owned by Banyana Banyana Captain, Janine van Wyk. Semenya, has set a new challenge for herself in her already-illustrious career by taking to the football field. The renowned 28-year-old South African athlete has always had a love for […]

MOODALY ENJOYING THE SOUTH AFRICAN PLAYING STYLE

We sit with 2019 signing Robyn Moodaly, who has brought in with her some US Collegiate Flair and experience and has been a crucial part of the team’s progress this year, adding value in the middle of the park for JVW since the start of the season. Moodaly who was part of the JVW FC […]

JVW KICK OFF THE SASOL LEAGUE WITH A WIN

The long wait is over, and the highly anticipated 2018 Gauteng SASOL League started off with an intense first fixture for JVW FC, who encountered Pretoria-Based TUKS at home on the 7th April. Supporters arrived in their numbers to witness, what was said to be, a fantastic opening match to this years edition of the […]

JVW JUNIORS HEAD TO DENMARK

JVW Football Club have recently selected a team of twenty players who will take part in the Dana Cup in Hjorring, Denmark in July this year. Entering into a G16 pool, the squad was selected from the U14 and U16 girls who are registered with the club. The Dana Cup Hjørring started in 1982 and […]

JVW Announce First Signing Of 2018

JVW Football Club has announced Alochia Thobokela as their first new signing ahead of the 2018 Season and joins the Bedfordview-based women’s club from 2017 Gauteng Sasol League Provincial Winners, Mamelodi Sundowns. Thobokela, also known as ‘Alo’ brings with her a wealth of experience which she has gained over the years during her spells with […]

Amanda Dlamini announces retirement from International Football

After not playing for Banyana Banyana for about a year, Dlamini who was captain of the squad at the 2012 Olympic Games in London said she has now decided to move on and give the upcoming generation a chance. Dlamini was also part of the team that represented South Africa at the 2016 Olympic Games […]

JVW Trio selected for World Cup Qualifiers

Maponya, Motlhalo and Salgado have been announced in the Final 22-player squad for a crucial World Cup Qualifier. The players reported to camp on the 4th January 2018. The South African U20 Women’s National Team (Basetsana) are currently preparing to take on Nigeria in the Final round of qualifiers, where they seek to book their […]

Our stand-out 2017 in Review

It was a remarkable year for JVW, with our club teams winning leagues, Schools league growing bigger and National Team Call ups. We take a look back to 2017 and share with you some of our Stand Out Moments: 1. ‘Vets’ win ELFA League. The JVW Vets Team is made up of experienced players, with […]

Looking back at the Prestigious Gsport Awards

26 Aug 2017 – Another night on the calendar for some but for women in sport, this date marks the most prestigious award ceremony of the year – The Gsport Awards! The coming together of powerful women to recognize each other for their achievements in their various sporting roles. All dressed up and ready to […]

Balancing motherhood and football

In a women’s world, we strive to maintain our home and work life which can sometimes put strain on our choices to pursue a career in sport. We caught up with JVW FC Centre back Nicole Irwin, who recently made a comeback to the Sasol League after becoming a mom. Q1. How do you balance […]