Linda Motlhalo was named as part of the 25-woman squad for the Aisha Buhari Cup that will take place in Lagos, Nigeria from 12-21 September 2021 by Banyana Banyana head coach Desiree Ellis

The team will assemble at the SAFA Technical Centre (Fun Valley) on Sunday, 5 September 2021 where they will undergo a week of training before departure to Nigeria.

Linda holds currently holds 46 caps for the national team, with 10 goals under her belt. The national call-up is on the back of solid performance from her team current team Djurgardens IF in Sweden. Linda recently scoped 3 of 4 player of the match award and the best newcomer from the previous session.

Coach Desiree Ellis has added in the press conference ‘’We know that Nigeria have been very active along with Morocco who have recently played Mali in two international friendly matches. Cameroon has a new coach who is preparing their team and my good friend coach Mercy is also getting Ghana ready for the tournament,”

Banyana Banyana is in Group B together with Cameroon and Ghana for the Aisha Buhari Cup.