SPORTS DAY: Just for kicks, Caster hooks up with Janine

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SPORTS DAY: Just for kicks, Caster hooks up with Janine

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Banyana skipper backs Caster

Banyana Banyana captain Janine van Wyk has backed Olympic and world 800m champion Caster Semenya to make it as a professional footballer if she puts her mind to it. “She had her first training session with us on Tuesday and she enjoyed it. You can see that she played football at a younger age‚” said Van Wyk‚ who owns football club JVW FC in Johannesburg. “I am used to her doing her stuff on the track but I must admit it was strange seeing her kick the ball around. She can kick the ball well‚ the skill is there to see and my assessment is that she is quite good at playing football.”..

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