KIGALI Rwanda (Xinhua) --
The 2018 Women Challenge Cup of the Council for
East and Central Africa Football Associations (CECAFA) due to
start this Saturday in Rwanda has been postponed over funding.
Federation (FERWAFA) said in a statement Tuesday that the delay
is due to the unavailability of hosting funds initially meant to
be sent to FERWAFA.
FERWAFA has not
received funds to host the 10-day tournament from CECAFA as
agreed in April despite repeated correspondences and calls to
CECAFA Secretariat, it said.
The tournament was
supposed to bring together teams from eight countries: Rwanda,
Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar, Burundi, Ethiopia, and
Zambia women’s national soccer
up for Africa Cup qualifier against Zimbabwe
LUSAKA Zambia (Xinhua) --
The Zambia women’s national soccer team on
Tuesday went into residential camp to start preparations for a
Africa Cup of Nations qualifier match against Zimbabwe.
Zambia will meet
Zimbabwe on June 4 at home for the last qualifying rounds
before traveling to Harare on June 9th for the return
leg after beating Tanzania in the first round matches.
The technical bench
has summoned 30 players who will be in camp for one month,
according to team manager Besa Chibwe who released a list of the
Zambia was last at
the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in 2014 which was hosted by
Namibia, and are geared to make a comeback, he added.
Following is a list
of the squad:
Catherine Musonda, Anna Namonje (Indeni Roses), Bupe Mwanza
(National Assembly), Maleta Mwanza (Green Buffaloes), Yolanda
Hankanka (Choma Warriors)
Chisamu, Anita Mulenga, Martha Tembo (Green Buffaloes), Rebecca
Nyirenda, Margaret Belemu (Red Arrows), Vast Phiri, Jane Chalwe
(Zesco Girls), Jacqueline Nkole (Indeni Roses), Lushomo Mweemba
(Nkwazi), Esnart Kangwa (Choma Warriors)
Chanda, Prisca Chilufya, Mary Mulenga (Red Arrows), Rhoda
Chileshe, Misozi Zulu, Sara Moyo (Indeni Roses), Mercy Nthala
(National Assembly), Mary Mambwe (Nkwazi), Avel Chitundu (Zesco
Girls), Mary Mwakapila (Green Buffaloes)
Kundananje, Theresa Chewe (Indeni Roses), Barbara Banda (Green
Buffaloes), Etass Bana (Red Arrows), Faith Muma (Kitwe Girls).