Zambia set up women’s friendly

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has secured an international friendly match for the Zambia Women’s National Football Team to be played against the Malawi Women’s National Football Team in Lusaka on October 30.

To prepare for the match, coach Enala Phiri Simbeye has invited 23 players for a residential training camp which starts in Lusaka on Wednesday.

The friendly match is part of the Andrew Kamanga led administartion’s commitment to the development of women football in Zambia and to build a strong national team which will be a force to be reckoned with in Africa and beyond.

Recently, the Zambia Women’s Senior National Football Team hosted the Egyptian Women’s National Team in two friendly matches which were played at Sunset and Nkoloma Stadiums in Lusaka on 23rd and 25th September. Zambia won both matches by 1-0 scorelines through goals scored by Noria Sosala.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Hazel Nali (Indeni Roses), Petronela Musole (Zesco Ndola Girls), Chiko Nkhoma (Red Arrows)

Defenders: Grace Zulu (Indeni Roses), Margaret Belemu (Red Arrows Woman), Emeldah Musonda (Red Arrows), Annie Kibanji (Green Buffaloes Women), Anita Mulenga (Green Buffaloes Women), Faneli Zulu (Red Arrows);

Midfielders: Lweendo Chisamu (Green Buffaloes Women), Helen Chanda (Red Arrows Women), Esther Mukwasa (Indeni Roses), Judith Zulu (Indeni Roses), Mary Wilombe (Red Arrows), Rhodah Chileshe (Zesco Ndola Girls);

Strikers: Helen Mubanga (Bauleni United Soccer Academy), Noria Sosala (Indeni Roses), Happy Pinto (Zesco Ndola Girls), Barbra Banda (Green Buffaloes Women), Misozi Zulu (Indeni Roses), Astridah Pupe (Moba Queens), Grace Chanda (Zesco Ndola Girls), Mary Mwakapila (Indeni Roses).

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