The Zambia Women National Team and the Under-20 national team yesterday returned home from South Africa where both won Silver Medals at the COSAFA Women's Cup and COSAFA U20 Women's Cup respectively.
The two teams arrived at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport shortly after 21:00 to a heroes' welcome. The Zambia Soccer Fans Association were on hand to receive the 2019 COSAFA Women’s Championship silver medalists.
The senior team lost to South Africa in the final while the U20 suffered a 2-1 loss to guest nation Tanzania. Hellen Mubanga won the player of the tournament in the Senior Women's Cup with Rachel Nachula coming out as top goalscorer.
In the U20 Cup, it was Maylan Mulenga who won the golden boot while goalkeeper Cynthia Shonga walked away with the Golden glove award as the best goalkeeper in the tournament.