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Copper Queens captain calls for sponsorship in Women football

Zambia Women national team captain Misozi Zulu has called on the cooperate world to come on board and sponsor Women’s Football in Zambia.

Zulu believes it’s about time Women’s football attracted sponsors because of how well they have been doing in the recent past. The Senior National team qualified to the Women Africa Cup of Nations in 2018 and were runners up at the just ended COSAFA Women’s Cup.

“It is my wish that we should have sponsors in Women football because we are now playing good football in Zambia and doing very well so this time we really need sponsors for women’s football,” She told the ZamFoot Crew in an exclusive interview.

Misozi became the first Zambian footballer to score in the UEFA Women’s Champions League as she opened the scores in BIIK Kazygurt 4-1 win over Finish side Pallokerho-35 Vantaa.

The former Indeni Roses forward have now set her sight on scoring or assisting a goal in each of the games she will be playing in with her Kazakhstan side.

“First of all, I thank the almighty God for scoring today. My target here is that every game I play I have to score if I didn’t score at least to assist that is my target here,” Zulu said.

Misozi Zulu (left) and Rachel Kundananji (second from right ) pose for a photo with their teammates

The Zambia U20 Women’s national team came out second at the inaugural COSAFA U20 Women’s Cup and Misozi was quick to advise them to keep working hard so that they can reach the highest level.

“For the young ones am so happy for the job well done (finishing as runners up at the inaugural COSAFA U20 Women’s Cup) they should continue working hard and I believe that one day they will reach where we are now,” she said.

Teammate Rachel Kundananji also opened her UEFA Women’s Champions League goal account becoming the second player from Zambia to score in the prestigious Competition.

BIIK-Kazygurt finished top of group 6 with nine points from 3 games to progress to the round of 32 alongside Breidablik, Mitrovica, Hibernian, Minsk, ŽFK Spartak, Braga, Anderlecht, Twente and Vllaznia.

The 10 teams from the qualifying round will now join the 22 teams who were on bye led by holders Lyon. The draw for the round of 32 will be held on Friday in Nyon at 13:30 CET.

 

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