Bruce Mwape Announces 26-Member Squad for WAFCON Qualifiers

Bruce Mwape Announces 26-Member Squad for WAFCON Qualifiers

Bruce Mwape, the head coach of the Zambia Women’s National Team, has unveiled the 26-member provisional squad for the upcoming 2024 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) second-round matches against Angola. The squad comprises a mix of both local and foreign-based players.

The local-based players are set to enter the training camp on Sunday, November 19, to prepare for the first leg scheduled for November 29, 2023. The foreign-based players, including those from Kazakhstan whose league concluded last month, will join the camp when the FIFA women’s international window opens on November 27, 2023.

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Zambia aims for a fourth consecutive appearance at the WAFCON, building on their historic bronze medal at the 2022 edition where they triumphed over Nigeria. The squad includes a blend of experienced players and emerging talents across various positions.


  1. Catherine Musonda (Tomiris-Turan-Kazakhstan)
  2. Leticia Lungu (ZESCO Ndola Girls)
  3. Ngambo Musole (Green Buffaloes)
  4. Loveness Tonge (Green Eagles)


  1. Martha Tembo (BIIK Kazygurt Shymkent-Kazakhstan)
  2. Lushomo Mweemba (Green Buffaloes)
  3. Esther Banda (Green Buffaloes)
  4. Esther Siamfuko (Green Buffaloes)
  5. Pauline Zulu (Elite Ladies)
  6. Judith Soko (YASA)
  7. Esther Muchinga (ZANACO Ladies)
  8. Mirriam Moono (Trident Queens)


  1. Misozi Zulu (Hakkarigucu Spur-Turkey)
  2. Ireen Lungu (BIIK Kazygurt Shymkent-Kazakhstan)
  3. Hellen Chanda (BIIK Kazygurt Shymkent-Kazakhstan)
  4. Evarine Susan Katongo (ZISD Women)
  5. Susan Banda (Red Arrows)
  6. Prisca Chilufya (Club Juarez Femenil-Mexico)
  7. Avell Chitundu (ZESCO Ndola Girls)


  1. Rachael Kundananji (Madrid CFF-Spain)
  2. Barbra Banda (Shanghai Shengli-China)
  3. Rachael Nachula (Hapoel Jerusalem-Israel)
  4. Agness Phiri (Green Buffaloes)
  5. Eneless Phiri (Nkwazi Queens)
  6. Sara Jere (ZANACO Ladies)
  7. Fridah Kabwe (ZESCO Ndola Girls)

The coaching staff is optimistic about the squad’s capabilities and looks forward to a successful campaign in the WAFCON qualifiers.

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