Women’s National Qualifiers: Green Eagles win promotion as Solwezi Academy and Prison Leopards move closer to promotion


Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) Lusaka Province Women’s League Champions, the Green Eagles were promoted to the National Women’s League after beating a determined Mpaji Queens 2-0 in their second Group B game played this afternoon in Crested Crane Academy Ground.

One goal in each half from joint top scorer in the play-offs Racheal Moono and Sylvia Zulu was enough for the Unstoppable Eagles under coach Simon Kayombo to maintain their unbeaten record in 27 matches in all competitions this season and reserve one of the four slots on promotion to the National League.

Mpaji also has a chance to join the Eagles if they win tomorrow’s game against the Chipata Girls, arguably a game the Northern Province Spanner Girls will do their best to win against the Ndife Tiliko Che Girls. of the Eastern Province in a 3:00 p.m. kick. -disabled.

The Chipata Girls and Mpanji both need a win to seal the promotion and will fight for a win, but a draw can also see the Chipata Girls become the second-best-placed team thanks to their goal difference over – 1, which is better than Mpanji Queens – 2.

Meanwhile, at the Margaret Mwanakatwe Bauleni Stadium, it was an exciting meeting between Prison Leopards and Solwezi Academy in a match where a winner would join the Green Eagles to seal promotion to the National League.

The Correct Ladies took a 2-1 lead at the break thanks to one goal each from Catherine Nachimata and Elina Chanda, who have now scored two goals from long-distance free kicks while Pobo Queens scored thanks to Comfort Selemani.

However, coach Moses Simpamba’s pierced daughters were punished in the closing moments of the match as player of the match Comfort Selemani who scored a brace restored parity and tied the scores for well-organized coach Hendrix Muimui. as they split the loot at the end of the day in a 4-goal thriller.

The Leopards will face the Choma Warriors in a match where they will only need a draw to qualify for the National League while Solwezi Academy will face the Kitwe Girls who are already out of contention for the National League.

Kicking off the lunch hour, Southern Province champions Choma Warriors defeated Kitwe Girls 1-0 to rekindle their chance to qualify for the National League thanks to a goal from the former midfielder. home ground of Zambia’s national women’s team Rixina Lutaka who converted from the penalty spot.

Chopicho needs a win tomorrow when she faces Prison Leopards in their final Group A game to climb to the top spot in Zambian women’s football.

group A

Kitwe Girls Academy 0-1 Choma Warriors Academy Girls (Rixina Lutaka (P)

Prison Leopards 2-2 Solwezi Academy Queens (Catherine Nachimata, Elina Chanda | Comfort Selemani x2)

Group B
Green Eagles 2-0 Mpaji Queens (Racheal Moono, Silvia Zulu)


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