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Spain Based Barbara Banda Joins Shepolopolo Camp

Spain based Barbara Banda has arrived in the country ahead of Wednesday’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic first leg qualifier against Botswana at Nkoloma Stadium.

The EDF Logrono top striker who campaigns in the Spanish Primera División Femenina joins camp on the back of netting a hat-trick for her team over the weekend that she helped defeat Tacon 5-1.

Barbara is in line for the Player of the Week accolade in Spain alongside there other top performers in the weekend matches.

Copper Queens coach Bruce Mwape will be buoyed by the arrival of Barbara adding up to the ammunition upfront.

Barbara missed the last round of qualifiers against the Mighty Warriors.

The former Green Buffaloes striker last played for Zambia at the 2018 Cosafa Women Championship in Port Elizabeth.

Zambia plays Botswana on Wednesday at Nkoloma with the return leg in Gaborone over the weekend.

Winner between Zambia and Botswana will face off with one of Gabon, Ghana, Malawi or Kenya waiting after that.

 

Only one team from Africa will automatically qualify for the Olympics this year, with another facing a play-off against South American side Chile to also book their berth.

Tickets for Wednesday’s game have been pegged at K50 VIP and K10 all round.

Kickoff is at 15:00 hours.

(Source: FAZ Media)

21 Comments

  1. SOCCER ANALYSER

    Go Z GO,,,, why is she looking like a boy????

  2. Yayi M

    Wrong picture

  3. $$$$

    That’s not a She that’s a He

  4. Yung100

    That’s a Man😂

  5. SEE MIND (MWAMPO)

    LOOKS LIKE A BOY DOESN’T MATTER WHAT WE NEEDS TO QUALIFIES 2020 WORL OLYMPIC COMPTATION IN JAPAN >>>>SHIPOLOPOLO GOOOOOO!!!

  6. Austerity

    Is this what climate change can do, making a girl look like a boy? It’s really serious!

  7. ndine i know

    she’s a lady i know her!!!

  8. Louis Ls Seemani

    Footballers are known that way, athletic body and it’s good phycologically with free stylish game. minded. Love it, go super star gooo!!!!

  9. Dominic

    You wish you all the best ladies

  10. Charles phiri

    All the best

  11. Charles phiri

    All the very best of luck,may u girls be at your best

  12. Charles phiri

    Be smart n quick

  13. mudenda

    Go Zambia

  14. mungoni sogola wajere

    She is a genuine female

  15. maiton lungu

    go zambia gooo

  16. SEE MI

    SHE LIKE SIMEZA IN SA ATHLETES ! ZAMBIA SHE GOOO

  17. Edwardo

    Go go Zambia, though the photo is not a true reflection of her

  18. Fyantha

    All the best young man! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  19. Astridah mainza

    Good luck to you ba shepolopolo.All the best.

  20. Malenga kabaso

    Ata looking like boy cikala

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