Football Writer, kick442.com-Cameroon
Zambia must adjust to playing without key forward Rachael Kundananji if they intend to complete their fairytale run in the ongoing Women’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers.
The 19-year-old BIIK Kazygurt forward has not been involved in Zambia’s training camp in Pretoria-South Africa.
Kick442.com understands the key Kazakhstan-based forward is currently has health issues which has kept her back home for proper follow-up and treatment.
She is expected to miss Zambia’s first game in the fifth round qualifiers to be played on March 5, 2020 in Yaounde.
The forward availability for the return game in Lusaka five days later is also in doubts. This restricts coach Bruce Mwape to other options in the attacking third of the team.
Captain Barbra Banda and mates are expected in Yaounde by midday of Monday 2nd March.
The March 5th encounter is the first for both nations since their double confrontation at the 2018 COSAFA competition which ended in a victory apiece. Unfortunately the Shepolopolo they will be without one of their most reliable forwards.
Zambia is out in search of their first Olympic ticket in Women’s Football while Cameroon is keen on returning to the games village after sitting-out in 2016.
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