ZAMBIA Women National Soccer Team coach Bruce Mwape has named a final 21-member squad for the 2018 Africa Women Championship (AWC) slated for Accra, Ghana.
Speaking during a media briefing at Football House Mwape said that his lads will leave for Ivory Coast on Thursday where they are expected to acclimatize with the weather as well as play some practice matches with local sides.
Striker Grace Chanda who missed the Council of Southern African Football Associations (COSAFA) completion has also been named in the squad.
Meanwhile, Spanish based striker Barbara Banda who has also been included will team up with her colleagues in Abidjan before heading to Accra for the tournament.
The full squad has three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and five strikers.
Zambia is in Group B alongside Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
The tournament kicks off on November 17 to December 1.
Catherine Musonda (Indeni), Hazel Nali (Green Buffaloes), Chiko Nkhoma (Red Arrows)
Lushomo Mweemba (Nwazi), Anita Mulenga (Green Buffaloes) Margaret Belemu (Red Arrows), Martha Tembo (Green Buffaloes), Jacqueline Nkole (Indeni), Agness Musase (Green Buffaloes), Vast Phiri (Zesco), Grace Zulu (Indeni)
Mary Mwakapila, Ireene Lungu (Green Buffaloes), Judith Zulu (Green Buffaloes), Hellen N. Chanda (Red Arrows), Avell Chitundu (Zesco)
Hellen Mubanga (Red Arrows), Grace Chanda (Zesco), Lubandji Ochumba Oseke (Nkwazi), Racheal Kundanaji (Indeni), Barbara Banda (EDF Logroño, Spain).