Saturday, February 24, 2024

Shepolopolo to Meet Banyana in WAFCON Semifinal Derby


Shepolopolo Zambia will face South Africa in the semifinals of the ongoing Women’s Africa Cup on Tuesday.

South Africa booked a semifinal meeting against Zambia after beating Tunisia 1-0 in the fourth quarterfinal match played on Thursday night.

Jermaine Seoposenwe scored the goal as Banyana Banyana edged Tunisia in Rabat.

Zambia qualified to the semifinals on Wednesday night after beating Senegal 4-2 on penalties following a 1-1 draw in extra time.

Meanwhile, hosts Morocco will face champions Nigeria in the other Africa Cup semifinal.

Zambia, Morocco, South Africa and Nigeria have all qualified for next year’s FIFA World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.


  1. The team has never complained about their nickname. Shepolopolo is a clever pun on Chipolopolo. Sports teams and even individual players” nicknames are most of the time not official. Its the fans and journalists who come up with them. One can ignore them or embrace them

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