By Mercy Chewe
The Zambia Women Football Team will face Great Britain next month in a friendly match ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.
The two teams will meet on July 1st at Bet365 Stadium, the home of Stoke City Football Club.
Players from England, Wales and Scotland have formed The Great Britain squad.
Team head coach Hege Riise Great has told the local media that Britain is excited to play against Zambia.
“We are honoured to welcome Zambia to Great Britain for this match,” said Riise.
“They have excelled in securing qualification for the Olympics and their achievement and the legacy they will provide will also help grow the women’s game in Zambia.”
Zambia will face Brazil, Netherlands and China in Group F of the Olympic Games’ Women Football Competition.