Shepolopolo off to a flying start at COSAFA
Zambia Women National team started their 2017 COSAFA championships campaign on a winning note as they beat Malawi 6 – 3 in a nine goal thriller.
Thabita Chawinga scored the opening goal just six minutes into the match. Noria Sosala equalised 6 minutes later.
Misozi Zulu put Zambia in the lead in the 17th minute. Barbara Banda doubled the lead in the 23rd minute before Thabita Chawinga grabbed a brace and reduced the deficit to one goal in the 35th minute.
Misozi Zulu and Barbara Banda got their braces in the 63rd and 76th minute respectively. Thabita Chawinga who was a marvel on the day got her hatrick in the 85th minute and second half substitute Rachel Nachula also sneaked in one for Shepolopolo in added time.
Zambia’s next game is against Zimbabwe on 15th September at 16:30 then Madagascar on 17th September at 10:30 hours.
ZAMBIA VS MALAWI
Zambia’s starting XI
1.Hazel Natasha (GK)
8.Noria Sosala (C)
Malawi’s starting XI
1.Martha Banda (GK)
7.Thabitha Chawinga (C)
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