Thursday, June 20, 2024

Zambia women under 17 progress to 2024 World Cup Qualifiers


The Zambia women’s Under 17 football team has advanced to the final round of the 2024 World Cup qualifiers, despite suffering a one-nil defeat to Uganda in the second leg of the third-round fixture played in Uganda. The team secured progression with a 2-1 aggregate score. Uganda secured their lone goal through Sylvia Kabene in the 73rd minute, resulting in a one-nil victory for Uganda and a 2-1 aggregate score overall.

Reporting from Uganda, Chansa Kunda confirms Zambia’s advancement to the final round of the 2024 Dominican Republic World Cup qualifiers, where they are likely to face Morocco.

Speaking after the game, Coach Carol Kanyemba expressed satisfaction with the team’s progression to the final round, citing it as the ultimate goal.

Uganda Coach Sheryl Botes commented that her side could have won the game if not for missed chances.


  1. Congratulation coach Kanyemba, your technical team and the girls on a wonderful victory, a word of caution though, forget about this victory immediately and focus on the next task, as Morocco is a totally different proposition.

    Against the Atlas Lioness cubs we will need to up our tactical and strategic game, “bola na Lesa” will not work this time, good preparations are essential to set the girls up mentally and physically for what will be two grueling and testing encounters, the work starts now, on the bright side we too are a great footballing nation, lets show them what we are made of…

  2. The Women should replace Chipolopolo at all levels. Men’s football died ten years ago. The women should even run for FAZ leadership. Kamanga has done enough to put a slab or concrete on Chipolopolo’s grave

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