Cosafa Women’s Championship defending Champions Zambia have named their final squad.

Zambia will feature a locally assembly squad at the tournament in South Africa.

Copper Queens coach Bruce Mwape has left out Red Arrows players like Ochumba Lubanji from the squad.

The air women will be undergoing military training.

From the squad which played at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, there are only three players – Lushomo Mweemba, Susan Banda, and Evarine Katongo – who are regulars.

Comfort Selemani, Esther Banda, Eunice Sakala and Leticia Lungu were also part of the World Cup squad while Esther Siamfuko was on standby.

The tournament will run from October 4 to 15.

Zambia is in the same group with Mozambique and Comoros.


Eunice Sakala (Nkwazi Queens), Leticia Lungu (ZESCO Ndola Girls), Ngambo Musole (Green Buffaloes)


Esther Siamfuko, Lushomo Mweemba (both Green Buffaloes), Pauline Zulu (Elite Ladies FC), Thelma Chella (ZANACO Ladies), Judith Soko (YASA), Vast Phiri (ZESCO Ndola Girls), Jackline Nkole (INDENI Roses)

Evarine Susan Katongo (ZISD Women), Susan Banda (Red Arrows), Esther Banda (BUSA), Regina Chanda (ZANACO Ladies), Comfort Selemani (Elite Ladies FC), Salome Phiri (Green Buffaloes)

Rita Mwila Kaoma (Police Doves Queens), Eneless Phiri, Agness Phiri Maylan Mulenga, Natasha Nanyangwe (all Green Buffaloes), Sarah Jere (ZANACO Ladies), Fridah Kabwe (ZESCO Ndola Girls)

By ZamFoot