Women’s football: Zambia in test match against Great Britain on 1 July.

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The only African women’s team qualified for the Olympic Games, Zambia will play a friendly match on 1 July against Great Britain in Stoke City.
Indeed, the Zambian women’s team, the only African representative, will play a test match against Great Britain before flying to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which are scheduled from July 23 to August 8, after preparation matches against local women’s teams. They are ready. In addition, this match is part of the Coopers Queens’ preparation for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Three Lionesses coach Hege Riise is looking forward to playing the Zambians. « We are honoured to welcome Zambia to Britain for this match. They have excelled in qualifying for the Olympics and their achievements and the legacy they will provide will also help develop women’s football in Zambia, » she said.
« On behalf of our entire team; I would like to thank the National Lottery players for allowing us to not only host this match; but also to prepare ourselves in the best possible way to compete for gold in Tokyo. « She added with great emotion.
Finally; let us recall that Zambia, housed in pool F; along with the Netherlands; European champions, and Brazil; fourth in Rio 2016 and silver medallists in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, as well as China.

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