The WOMEN’S national team failed to advance to the finals COSAFA tournament in Zimbabwe following a 5-3 loss to SOUTH AFRICA who came behind three times and take the match to penalties.

Zambia was by second half of the match commanding a 2 goal lead before missing a penalty, the team went 3 nil up but the South Africans equalized before regulation time.

Still with football national team Coach WEDSON NYIRENDA has included under-17 striker LAMECK BANDA and Power Dynamos midfielder LARRY BWALYA in his 26 local players ahead of preparation for must win match against Nigeria.

according to the list availed to, NYIRENDA will get down to work next week before the full complement of foreign based players join at a later stage.

Zambia faces Nigeria away for a ticket to Russia at stake on 7th October, 2017.

Nigeria tops the group on 10 points with Zambia lying second on seven points.


Toaster Nsabata Goalkeeper (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos), Kelvin Malunga (Nkana FC)

Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (Zesco United), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Muchindu Boston, Moses Nyondo (Nkana FC), Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco FC), Webster Mulenga (Red Arrows), Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos)

Donashano Malama (Nkana FC), Kondwani Mtonga, Mischeck Chaila John Ching’andu (Zesco United FC), Ernest Mbewe, Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Godfrey Ngwenya, Larry Bwalya (Power Dynamos), Lameck Banda (Nkwazi), Jack Chirwa, Mike Katiba, Diamond Chikwekwe (Green Buffaloes)

Alex Ng’onga, Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos), Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows)

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