Copper Queens Olympic group revealed


Zambia women’s national team has been drawn in Group F for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics following a draw held in Zurich on Wednesday.

The Copper Queens will face Brazil who are making a seventh appearance at the tournament, Netherlands and China who will set an Asian record with their sixth participation at the tournament.

The squad is currently in camp preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics which will run between 24 July and 9 August 2021.

The 2020 Games will mark the second time that Japan has hosted the Summer Olympic Games, the first being also in Tokyo in 1964, making this the first city in Asia to host the Summer Games twice.

Overall, these will be the fourth Olympic Games to be held in Japan, which also hosted the Winter Olympics in 1972 (Sapporo) and 1998 (Nagano).

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By Ofhani Munyai

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