Lengwe, 35, will lead the trio for the ultimate of the tournament between hosts China and Venezuela on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 in Nanjing. She will be assisted by Aglago and Kwimbira.
The appointment is the latest in the soaring achievement of African match officials this year. Last month, Algerian Haimoudi Djamel together with Achik Redouane (Morocco) and Abdelhak Etchiali (Algeria) officiated the third place match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup which the Netherlands thrashed hosts Brazil 3-0 to claim bronze.
Lengwe, one of the most respected referees in her native Zambia has been an international since 2002. She was selected for the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique and the 2012 African Women’s Championship in Equatorial Guinea.
On the otherhand, 35-year old Aglago has previously officiated at the 2011 All Africa Games in Maputo, Mozambique, 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Azerbaijan and the 2012 African Women’s Championship in Equatorial Guinea, whilst Kwimbira, 32 is amongst CAF Elite A officials.