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2022 WAFCON: Zambia Edge Senegal On Penalties To Qualify For First Ever World Cup



The Copper Queens of Zambia have certified for a primary ever World Cup, after edging Senegal on penalties in Wednesday’s quarter-finals of the 2022 Ladies’s Africa Cup of Nations.

The Zambians grow to be the primary African girls’s group to e-book their place at subsequent yr’s event in Australia and New Zealand.

After 120 minutes of soccer ended 1-1, the sport was pressured into penalties with the Zambians popping out tops 4-3.

Senegal broke the impasse within the sixtieth minute
because of an unmarked Nguenar Ndiaye.

Within the 69th minute Zambia equalized as Avell Chitundu pounced on a mistake by Senegalese goalkeeper Tenning Sene when she didn’t take care of a freekick.

With 9 minutes left Zambia thought they’d scored the winner following an personal purpose by a Senegalese participant however it’s dominated out for offside towards Grace Chanda.

The sport went into penalties with Zambia keeper Hazel Nali changing the successful spot kick to safe the World Cup ticket.

This might be Zambia’s second main look at a girls’s soccer event after that includes on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

In the meantime, hosts Morocco and Botswana will sort out one another within the second quarter-final of the day with qualification to a primary ever World Cup at stake.

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