$37,100 for each player …Copper Queens rewarded for WC show
Published On August 1, 2023 » 1281 Views» By Times Reporter » Football, Sports
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. BOLA NA LESA: Copper Queens celebrate after the team’s second goal during yesterday’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Group C match against Costa Rica at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, New Zealand. Picture by SAEED KHAN/AFP via GETTY IMAGES

By SANDRA MWILA in Hamilton, New Zealand –
HISTORY was made yesterday when Lushomo Mweemba became the first Zambian player to score at a senior World Cup football tournament.
And Barbra Banda scored the 1,000th goal of the coverted FIFA Women’s World Cup, earning her the opportunity to sign the match ball, as well as have the jersey she wore displayed in the FIFA Museum.
The Copper Queens bade farewell to the tournament with an emphatic 3-1 win over Costa Rica.

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