The Zambia women’s football team will leave for Harare on Thursday to take part in the Cosafa Women’s Championship that kicks off this Saturday.
And coach Enala Simbeya has named her final 20-member squad for the tournament that will take place in the Zimbabwe capital from July 2-9.
Simbeya said the team will travel by road from Lusaka in the early morning of Thursday.
Zambia are in Group B with Botswana including two 2011 CAF Africa Women’s Cup finalists.
The two teams from this years Africa Cup are Tanzania who are guest team at the fourth edition of the tournament and Cosafa Womens defending champions South Africa.
Zambia will kick off against Africa Women’s Cup bronze medalists South Africa on July 2 in a 13:00 hrs match at Rufaro Stadium.
Goalkeepers: Ennie Matukuta, Nelly Lumwaya (Both K-Stars),Miriam Katamanda (Red Arrows)
Defenders: Annie Kibanji, Meya Banda Ethel Chama (All Green Buffaloes), Deborah Chisanga, Mulayi Wilombe, Chanda Mpundu (All Red Arrows),Nyasa Moga (Moba Queens)
Midfielders: Tiza Chibale (Moba Queens), Misozi Chisha (National Assembly), Susan Banda, Chisala Musonda (Both Red Arrows), Kabange Mupopo, Mwangala Kamuti (Both Green Buffaloes),
Strikers: Gift Lisaka, Etas Banda (Both Red Arrows Arrows), Noria Sosala, Rixina Lutaka (Both National Assembly)