Zambia: Under-20 Women National Team coach Charles Haalubono has named his 35-member provisional squad for the October 7 first round, first leg Colombia 2024 FIFA Women World Cup qualifier against Congo.
Haalubono has elevated a host of under-17 girls featured at the Region V Games in Malawi in December 2022.
The team has entered a residential camp in Lusaka as part of preparations for the match against the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Zambia will host Congo DR at Nkoloma Stadium before facing off in the reverse fixture on October 14 in Kinshasa. Haalubono is being deputised by Carol Kanyemba, Naomi Phiri and Sarah Chungu.
FULL PROVISIONAL SQUAD
Mirriam Sikaduli (Choma Warriors), Mufunte Chishala (Police Doves Queens), Chitete Munsaka (Elite Ladies), Shanice Kolala (Luyando Foundation), Christine Hosolo (Indeni Roses)
Martha Banda, Monica Mutisa (both Green Buffaloes), Eunice Bwalya Luty Kamanga (both Yasa), Suwilanji Lukundo, Mutinta Hatembo (both Police Doves), Miriam Mwape (ZISD), Melissa Mataba, Evelyn Mwamba (both Yasa), Patricia Mumba (Green Eagles), Lydia Shamalima (ZISD)
Tisilile Lungu, Tionge Sambo (both Zanaco Ladies), Shelly Masumo (Trident Queens), Roydah Ng’andu (Zesco Ndola Girls), Gracious Tailoshi (Nchanga Rangers), Harriet Matipa (Yasa), Josephine Phiri (Green Eagles), Zangose Zulu (Pataaki Girls), Barbra Chewe (Football Chance)
Eunice Mutonyi (Police Doves Queens), Lucy Kajiya, Chileshe Namute (both Green Buffaloes), Cindy Banda (Green Eagles), Elizabeth Mwale (ZISD), Mercy Chipasula (Kamfinsa Police Blue Eagles), Florence Munsaka (Choma Warriors), Shuko Mukube (Red Arrows), Mary Mbewe (Zesco Ndola Girls)
The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has announced a reconstituted Zambia Women’s Under-20 Technical Bench ahead of the 2024 Colombia FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup back-to-back second round qualifier encounter against DR Congo with the first leg set for 7th October, 2023 in Zambia.
Zambia U20 TECHNICAL BENCH:
- Head coach – Charles Haalubono
- Assistant Coach – Carol Kanyemba Daka
- Assistant Coach – Naomi Phiri
- Goalkeeper Coach – Sarah Chungu
The winner between Zambia and DR Congo will face either Burundi or South Africa in the third round of qualifiers in November.