The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy will be on display in Lusaka for the first time after the Copper Queens qualified to their maiden World Cup tournament.
The trophy is expected to be on display at the Mulungushi International Complex centre, FAZ President Andrew Kamanga confirmed in his weekly update.
“Finally, the FIFA Women World Cup trophy will be in Zambia this Friday with members of the public afforded an opportunity for public viewing at the Mulungushi International Complex Centre.”
“It is such a proud moment for us to see the Zambia Women National Team being among the 32 qualified teams. It is the reason we have given their preparations maximum attention as can be seen from the friendly matches played and still lined up before the tournament. We have no doubt that they will be one of the surprise packages of the tournament.”
The trophy tour is part of the build up to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup where the Copper Queens will be among the 32 participating teams across the globe.
Zambia will be part of the tour for the first time ever, alongside fellow World Cup debutants, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Morocco, the Philippines, the Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, and Vietnam.
The trophy started its African tour in Morocco today and will head to South Africa on 22nd and 23rd March and will conclude its African tour on 26th March in Nigeria before heading to South America.
Zambia are in Group C alongside Spain, Japan and Costa Rica.The World Cup will kick off on July 20 in Australia/New Zealand.