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Zambia women’s team records dramatic win over DRC guests

Sports Zambia women's team records dramatic win over DRC guests

Zambia Women’s nation football team on Sunday rallied three-times from 3-0 down to beat a Lubumbashi-select women’s team 6-4 in friendly International at Konkola stadium in Chililabombwe.

The Chipolopolo Queens were 3-0 down in the opening 27 minutes after Mujinga, Kai Kwi and Kasaina found the target for the DR Congo team in the 4th, 10th and 27th minutes respectively.

Zambia began their rally just before the half-hour mark when Mazowa scored an own-goal from a shot by Ednadshe Mambwe.

Deborah Shamaoma then struck twice in the 33rd and 42nd minutes to level scores before Mujinga put the visitors back in front a minutes from half-time.

Zambia restored parity in the 52nd minute through Leah Bowa before Sandra Mwamba struck Zambia’s fifth in the 80th minute.

Lillian Shonga made sure of the win four minutes from time to see the hosts complete a dramatic comeback win over their visitors from the DRC.

George Chikokola’s team was using the friendly as part of its build-up to their 2008 Africa Women’s Cup preliminary round qualifier, 1st leg match against Zimbabwe away on December 2.

The return leg will be played in Zambia on December 16.

The Africa Women’s Cup final will be held in Equatorial Guinea next year

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