Cosafa: Zambia silence favorites Cameroon
The Zambia national women’s team shot to the top of Group with a massive 1 – 0 win over continental giants Cameroon.
Lushomo Mweemba scored in the 39th minute from a free kick and it was enough to settle the game as Zambia ran out as deserved winners in a game they dominated.
Cameroon came into the game buoyant after they beat Mozambique 8 – 1 in their opening game they were frustrated by a well organized Zambian team.
In the early kick off in Group B, Mozambique recovered from the loss to Cameroon to beat Lesotho 2 – 1.
Camerppm are currently ranked 48th in the world and third in Africa while Zambia are ranked 108 in the world and 15th Africa.
Both Cameroon and Zambia have qualified to the to Women Africa Cup to be played this year.
Zambia Starting XI
Hazel Nali (16), Maggie Belemu (8), Martha Tembo (13), Jacqueline Nkole (15), Anita Mulenga (5), Rhodah Chileshe (12), Misozi Zulu (7), Hellen Chanda (14), Barbara Bamda (11), Rachael Nachula (20), Mary Mwakapila (17)
Cameroon Starting XI
Ndom, Mbeleck, Angan, Sonkeng, Abena, Meyong, Mbappe, Mpeh, Mbengono, Ejangue, Ngono
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