Zambia National team coach Wedson Nyirenda has named 24 local based players for the African Nations Championship (CHAN) second round first leg encounter against Swaziland which will be played on Sunday.
The Zambian mentor, Wedson Nyirenda has named 13 players from the two football giants, Zanaco and Zesco United that were excluded from the Cosafa Castle Cup due to continental engagements as they were playing for their respective teams in CAF competition games.
Some players who participated in the Cosafa Castle Cup have been released to pave way for new calls ups. Zambia were beaten 3-1 by Zimbabwe in Cosafa Cup final which was hosted in South Africa on Sunday.
Here is the full squad;
Kelvin Malunga (Nkana), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos), Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco)
Taonga Bwembya, Ziyo Tembo (both Zanaco FC) Donashano Malama (Nkana), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), Isaac Shamujompa (Nchanga Rangers), Fackson Kapumbu, Simon Silwimba (Zesco United FC)
Jack Chirwa (Green Buffaloes), Godfrey Ngwenya (Power Dynamos), Boston Muchindu (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga, John Chin’gandu (Zesco United FC), Clatous Chama (Lusaka Dynamos FC), Augustine Mulenga, Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco FC)
Brian Mwila (Green Buffaloes), Justin Shonga (Nkwanzi), Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows), Jackson Mwanza, Davy Daka (Zesco United FC), Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos FC)
The second leg will be played on July 22, 2017 at Heroes Stadium in Zambia.