ROAD TO TOKYO 2020: SIOMALA MAPEPA: The Dreadlocked Goal Getter
Siomala is one of the players that has been put in the picture as part of possible re-enforcement of the Copper Queens ahead of the Olympics. The 18-year-old has been quite a sensation for Lusaka Dynamos that has taken the newly formed FAZ Women’s Super League by storm.
Siomala has scored four goals in as many appearances. Her debut national team appearance was in the 3-1 loss to South Africa in an international friendly match. In 2020 she played in the under-20 FIFA World Cup qualifier where she contributed a goal in Zambia’s 2-1 win over South Africa.
Name: Siomala Mapepa
Club: Lusaka Dynamos
Favourite Club: Lusaka Dynamos
Nickname: Sikamale (Left-footer)
Favourite dish: Nshima with pumpkin leaves