Saturday, June 22, 2024

AWCON 2022 : Bruce Mwape names 31 member squad

Zambia Women’s National Team Coach Bruce Mwape has named a 31-member provisional squad to commence preparations for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) to be held in Morocco in July.

The squad includes Spain-based striker Rachael Kundananji and four other foreign-based players who were instrumental in the Copper Queens’ qualification to the continental showpiece at the expense of Namibia.

Bruce Mwape’s lasses will be up against Cameroon, Tunisia and Togo in Group B of the AWCON tournament that will be staged in Morocco from 2-23 July.

The Copper Queens’ preparations have seen them play two international friendly matches with the Mares of Botswana and are expected to hold an international camp in the period preceding the AWCON.

The team will enter camp on 29 May.


Hazel Nali (Fatih Vatan Spor-Turkey), Leticia Lungu (Zesco Ndola Girls), Catherine Musonda (Indeni Roses), Eunice Sakala (Nkwazi Queens), Agness Banda (National Assembly)

Esther Banda (BUSA), Esther Siamfuko (Queens Academy), Margaret Belemu (Shanghai Shengli-China), Bertha Imponene (Nkwazi Queens), Vast Phiri (Zesco Ndola Girls), Martha Tembo, Lushomo Mweemba, Anita Mulenga (all Green Buffaloes), Pauline Zulu (Lusaka Dynamos Ladies), Judith Soko (YASA Girls)

Misozi Zulu (Hakkariguku Spor FC -Turkey), Ireen Lungu (Green Buffaloes), Mary Wilombe (Red Arrows), Evarine Susan Katongo (ZISD Girls), Avell Chitundu (Zesco Ndola Girls), Rhoda Chileshe, Norin Betani (both Indeni Roses), Maweta Chilenga (BUSA)

Rachael Kundananji (SD Eibar-Spain), Xiomala Mapepa (Lusaka Dynamos Ladies), Grace Chanda (BIIK Kazygurt-Kazakhstan), Ochumba Oseke Lubanji (Red Arrows), Eneless Phiri (Police Doves), Jessy Zulu (Pataaki FC), Noria Sosala (Indeni Roses), Natasha Nanyangwe (Green Buffaloes)


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  1. Mr B mwape were is Barbra Banda and Rachael Nachula? The two players are not appearing on the list. Pliz call them. Why Zambian coaches always you like experiments?

  2. Yes where is Barbara Banda and Nachula , the Top four qualify to the world cup, so this is a serious tournament for the ladies…

  3. Racheal Nachula & Barbra Banda 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♀️🤷‍♂️ eh! Where are the ladies?

    Those women from Cameroon are not playing games with Shepolopolo after we denied them a place at the Olympics…..

    They are definately taking this meeting seriously but ba Zambia too much leizerfer even after just surviving against Namibia.

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