“Jermaine has been on fire at her club. She is scoring goals regularly and creating for others as well. You can see it at training, the winning mentality she has and what she brings, because Jermaine is so versatile.
“She is streetwise, but more than that she brings a lot of quality, a lot of determination and winning mentality and that’s what we need from players such as Jermaine,” Ellis said.
SA are in group C with 11 time winners Nigeria and debutants Burundi and Botswana.
Banyana will play their opening game against Nigeria on Monday July 4.
Banyana Banyana 2022 Awcon Squad
Goalkeepers: Andile Dlamini (Sundowns), Kaylin Swart (JVW), Regirl Ngobeni (UWC)
Defenders: Karabo Dhlamini (Sundowns), Lebohang Ramalepe (Dinamo Minsk), Janine Van Wyk (JVW), Bambanani Mbane (Sundowns), Bongeka Gamede (UWC), Noko Matlou (Eibar)
Midfielders: Refiloe Jane (AC Milan), Nomvula Kgoale (Parquesdesol), Linda Motlhalo (Djugardens), Thalea Smidt (Sundowns), Khosona Biyela (Sporting Gijon), Amogelang Motau (UWC), Robin Moodaly (JVW), Sibulele Holweni (UWC)
Forwards: Jermaine Seoposenwe (Braga), Melinda Kgadiete (Sundowns), Xoxola Cesane (Sundowns), Nthabiseng Majiya (Richmond Ladies), Thembi Kgatlana (Atletico Madrid), Hildah Magaia (Sejong Sportstoto)
Standby Players: Kebotseng Moletsane, Tiisetso Makhubela, Thubelihle Shamse
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