SKLZ SA name Banyana captain Van Wyk as their ambassador


SKLZ South Africa have named Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk as their ambassador and in the process becomes the new JWV Girls FC official sponsor, a team founded by Van Wyk.

“I am extremely excited to be an ambassador of a brand that encourages individual growth in every athlete. The exciting part about this product is that it benefits all athletes to train smarter and perform better,” said Van Wyk.

“I am honoured to have a brand like SKLZ that supports me to become a better player every day.

“As an elite athlete, I am extremely excited and thrilled to have SKLZ come on board with my JVW Girls Football Club,” she said. Picture courtesy of JVW Girls FC.

SKLZ is a company that offers skill and performance training products and programs for athletes such as Van Wyk to use at home and in training environments. Their training equipment designed for skill development and performance training.

“Using the SKLZ equipment will support and improve the players in all aspects of their game. From shooting accuracy, passing, ball skills, speed, defence, agility, tactics… and they should, overall, just have fun in the sport they love,” added Van Wyk, who is the most capped South African footballer in both men’s and women’s football – the most capped African women footballer with over 150 international matches under her belt.

“On behalf of JVW Girls’ Football Club we would like to thank SKLZ South Africa for believing in the development of our programme.”

The hard-hitting central defender led Banyana to their first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup in France in 2019 and has also participated at two Olympic Games – London 2012 and Rio 2016.

With all the major sporting Leagues and activities around the world suspended due to the Coronavirus outbreak, JWV Girls are playing their part in the fight against the evil pandemic.

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