Japan is the only Asian team to have won the tournament and also the only team to have been the runners-up once they have eight occasions in 1991, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019.
Zambia is going head to head with Japan starting on 22 Jul 2023 at 07:00 UTC at FMG Stadium Waikato Stadium, Hamilton City, New Zealand.
This tournament is Zambia’s debut in the FIFA World Cup, as they were very close to qualifying in 2014 and 2018 but fail to qualify. Zambia will lock horns with Japan in their opening World Cup match on the 22nd of July.
Zambia vs Japan: 2023 FIFA World Cup
Zambia vs Japan Score
Zambia vs Japan will be played on 22 July 2023 at Waikato Stadium at 3:00 AM this is going to be like a warmup match for Japan because Japan is one of the strongest teams in the Women’s World Cup.
|3:00 AM||Zambia||0-0||Japan||22 July 2023|
Zambia 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Squad
Bruce Mwape revealed their squad but in the final matches, there will be some changes Zambia squad is entirely ready for the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Zambia: 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Squad
|Goalkeeper||Catherine Musonda, Eunice Sakala, Hazel Nali.|
|Defenders||Agness Musase, Esther Siamfuko, Judith Soko, Vast Phiri, Mary Mulenga, Pauline Zulu, Martha Tembo.|
|Midfielders||Evarine Katongo, Mary Wilombe, Susan Banda, Xiomara Mapepa, Comfort Selemani, Ireen Lungu, Hellen Chanda.|
|Forwards||Barbra Banda, Ochumba Oseke, Hellen Mubanga, Racheal Nachula, Grace Chanda, Racheal Kundananji, Inonge Kaloustian.|
Japan 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Squad
Japan: 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Squad
|Goalkeeper||Ayaka Yamashita, Momoko Tanaka, Chika Hirao.|
|Defenders||Risa Shimizu, Moeka Minami,Saki Kumagai, Shiori Miyake, Ruka Norimatsu, Saori Takarada, Kiko Seike, Miyabi Moriya, Rion Ishikawa.|
|Midfielders||Fuka Nagano, Hinata Miyazawa, Hikaru Naomoto, Jun Endo, Yui Hasegawa, Hina Sugita, Honoka Hayashi, Aoba Fujino.|
|Forwards||Riko Ueki, Mana Iwabuchi, Mina Tanaka, Maika Hamano.|