The Zanzibar Football Association has picked 23 players to form the women soccer team, Zanzibar Queens.
ZFA spokesman Maulid Hamad Maulid said yesterday the provisional squad was picked by coach Abdallah Maulid.
He said the team would compete with their mainland counterparts in a friend soccer match on October 18.
The match will be used to select players who will form the national team which will play Eritrea in the African Cup of Nations qualifiers in November.
The players who will form the team are Lightness Vincent, Khatima Mwalimu, Fatma Othman and Zuwena Zubeir.
Others are Saida Janabi, Nafasi Muharam, Judith Hassan, Eshe Nassor and Warda Khalid, Msimu Suluhu and Nasriya Hassshir.
There are also Pili Peter, Semeni Khamis, Fat-hiya Nassor and Zuwena Gulam, Mwajuma Abdallah, Hidaya Gea, Chausiku Mwita, Jacqueline John, Khadija Mohammed, Margret Hambert, Aziza Mwadini and Ziddi Mosi.