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Copper Queens in immense support against La Roja

Zambian football fans have expressed their undying support for the Zambia National Women’s Soccer team ahead of their second game at the onongoing 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup that is co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

The Copper Queens are set to face the La Roja of Spain in their second group C match tomorrow June 26th at Eden Park Stadium in Auckland after conceding defeat against Japan in their first ever Women’s world cup game on 22nd July, 2023. 

In an interview with Lusaka Star, Moses Daka a soccer fan, expressed his pride and support towards the Copper Queens despite the team losing its first game, stating that he will always be proud of them.

“Even if things do not go your way, we know you have what it takes to win, you have great determination and the heart of a champion,” he stated. 

Meanwhile, another soccer fan Ophicial Mweemba, said that he is hopeful that the Copper Queens will do better and further urged the Shepolopolo to work on their defense.

“It is only that our team is not a full squad because of the injured players like Grace Chanda and our first choice goalkeeper, otherwise we have a better chance to win the game,” he said. 

Mr. Mweemba added that the Spanish team may underrate the abilities of the Copper Queens due to their loss in the first game but they may end up disappointed after the game.

And, Rabecca Kapakyulu who is also a Zambian football disciple, hailed the Copper Queens for becoming the first Zambian senior national football team to ever qualify to the world’s largest football tournament and represent the country and the African continent at large.

“We have teams like Germany, Japan who are very strong yet the Copper Queens have shown that they are capable of doing it and even if they lost the previous match, it is not the end of the road,” she said.

Miss Kapakyulu hoped for an improved performance from the Copper Quuens against the Spanish ladies and pledged her support to Shepolopolo.

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