Mwape Names A full Zambian Squad Against China, Brazil, & Netherlands at the Tokyo Olympics.
Zambia Women’s national team head coach Bruce Mwape has named a strong 22 member squad ahead of the delayed 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Two players are on standby given that the final squad will have 20 players despite all of them traveling to the Olympics. Avell Chitundu and Vast Phiri are the two players on standby.
18-year-old star midfielder Evarine Susan Katongo she has made it to the squad alongside regulars like skipper Barbra Banda, Grace Chanda, Lushomo Mweemba, and Rachel Kundananji. Spain-based striker Rachel Nachula misses out due to a hamstring injury.
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The Copper Queens are in Group F alongside China, Brazil, and the Netherlands at the Tokyo Olympics.
Coach Bruce tutored side will start their journey at the Olympics with a stern test against the Netherlands on 21st July 2021 before taking on China PR 3 days later with both matches slated for Miyagi Stadium in Miyagi.
The Queens will then wrap up their group match against the much-fancied Brazil on 27th July 2021 at Saitama Stadium in Saitama