Zambia and Morocco pick World Cup tickets as Nigeria hope to face the hosts in the semis
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Zambia and Morocco pick World Cup tickets as Nigeria hope to face the hosts in the semis

The Shepolopolo of Zambia and the Atlas Lionesses of Morocco have booked their tickets to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup after their quarterfinal wins on Wednesday.

Shepolopolo of Zambia defeated the Teranga Lioness of Senegal in the first quarterfinal played on Wednesday, they won 4-2 on penalty after the game ended 1-1 after 120 minutes.

The second quarterfinal saw hosts Morocco beat Botswana 2-1 to become the first-ever North African nations to qualify for FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Zambia will now play the winner of the match between South Africa and Tunisia while Morocco will play the winner of the match involving Nigeria and Cameroon.

Quarterfinal Fixtures:

Zambia 1-1 (4-2) Senegal
Morocco 2-1 Botswana
Cameroon v Nigeria (6pm)
South Africa v Tunisia (9pm)

Semifinal fixtures:

Zambia v Winner of (South Africa v Tunisia)
Morocco v Winner of (Cameroon v Nigeria)

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Tope Adefala

Tope Adefala is an experienced sports writer, editor, and web designer. A former editor at Sportlineng.com. Talks sports with a great bias toward Basketball, Tennis, Field Hockey, and Football. Former media officer of Nigeria Hockey Federation. I have been in the business of Sports communication and marketing for more than 10 years. Not forgetting that I won the West African University Games, and the Nigeria University Games gold medals. You can find me on Twitter @1topham.

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