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Women U20 arrive in SA for crucial WC qualifier

The Zambia U20 national team on Thursday morning arrived in South Africa for the second leg of their 2016 Papua New Guinea Women’s u20 World Cup second round qualifier.

However, seven members of the team were detained by the South African immigration on grounds that they did not have birth certificates and consent from their parents to travel.

Fazfootball reports that it took efforts from the Association’s Secretariat and the Zambian Embassy in South Africa to sort out the ordeal which took close to seven hours.

The girls that were detained are Barbra Banda, Martha Tembo, Melani Mulenga, Penelop Mulubwa, Rhodah Chileshe, Ngambo Musole and Hellen Chanda.

The team has however settled and trained on Thursday afternoon and will train at the match venue on Friday, 9 October at 15h00.

The first leg between the two nations ended in a goalless stalemate in Zambia about two weeks ago and Zambia could proceed to the final qualifying round with a scoring draw.

Basetsana will be without the injured duo of defenders Chamelle Wiltshire and Bongeka Gamede who played against Zambia in the first leg.

The match will be played on Saturday, 10 October at the Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa. Kickoff is at 15h00.

Photo courtesy of FAZ

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11 Comments to Women U20 arrive in SA for crucial WC qualifier

  1. Don says:

    Psychological warfare at the point of entry…awe mwandi!

    • Quicksilver says:

      that’s right,SOUTH Africans playing mind games.Go get them girls!

    • Prince says:

      No Ba Don that is one of the reasons we never develop, blaming others for our shortcomings…South African law is very clear concerning boarder control; you need parental written consent to enter or leave the country if you are a minor…BA FAZ NEVER DID THEIR HOMEWORK AND THUS COSTED US EMOTIONAL TORTURE FOR SEVEN HOURS!!!

  2. maxwell says:

    the under 20 will again do as proud

  3. Big Steve 4rm SA says:

    Wish I was available to watch the game and support our ladies. Entry to the game will be free so The girls must be mentally strong as they will have the crowd aganist them

  4. Merrick says:

    What psycological warfaer u talking about?thats something west,east africans adopt and not south africans…a procedure was just being followed,zambians should b careful of Tembi kgatlena and Gabby salgado…those 2 are a force and I mean it

  5. Smm-sJC says:

    Go Zambia Go and conquer the fellow young girls of SA. Shalom

  6. Don says:

    No wonder lack of updates….looks like our girls got the boot losing to sa 3-2.

  7. Don says:

    Confirmed by kickoff!

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