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Copper Queens Secure Spot in Final Olympic Qualification Round

The Zambia Women’s National Team, known as the Copper Queens, earned their place in the final round of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games qualifiers after an exciting game against Ghana. 

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) congratulated them warmly, highlighting their strong position in African women’s football.

FAZ President Andrew Kamanga lauded the Copper Queens for their outstanding performance, highlighting their resilience and determination on the field. 

“Congratulations to the Copper Queens for their qualification to the final round of the race to the Olympics. We still have one more round to negotiate our way to a historic back-to-back qualification but we can pose for a moment and savor the moment that took the team to within one round of updating their history,” stated Kamanga.

The match against Ghana proved to be a fierce battle, with the Copper Queens emerging victorious with a 4-3 aggregate score. Kamanga acknowledged the challenges posed by the Ghanaian team but commended Zambia’s ability to triumph under pressure. 

Looking ahead, Kamanga assured the team of FAZ’s unwavering support as they prepare for the final round of qualifiers.

Furthermore, Kamanga extended his gratitude to the passionate fans whose unwavering support energized the team throughout the match. Despite their victory, Kamanga urged caution against any disruptive behavior from a minority of anti-football fans, emphasizing Zambia’s reputation for hospitality and sportsmanship.

With their sights set on the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, Zambia will face Morocco in the final round of qualifiers. The Copper Queens’ journey to Olympic glory continues as they strive to make history with back-to-back qualifications.

The nation eagerly anticipates the next chapter in the Copper Queens’ journey, rallying behind them as they pursue their Olympic dreams and showcase the strength of Zambian women’s football on the global stage.

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