The Chipolopolo of Zambia Coach, Wedson Nyirenda has named 26 local players for the first phase of the preparation for 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Nigeria in Uyo, AOIFootball.com reports.
Clatous Chota Chama, Billy Mutale and Fwayo Tembo have again been omitted from the squad.
Nyirenda has however named Under-17 striker, Lameck Banda who scored 5 goals at the 2017 COSAFA U17 Championships.
GOALKEEPERS: Toaster Nsabata Goalkeeper (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos), Kelvin Malunga (Nkana FC).
DEFENDERS: Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (Zesco United), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Muchindu Boston, Moses Nyondo (Nkana FC), Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco FC), Webster Mulenga (Red Arrows), Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos).
MIDFIELDERS: Donashano Malama (Nkana FC), Kondwani Mtonga, Mischeck Chaila John Ching’andu (Zesco United FC), Ernest Mbewe, Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Godfrey Ngwenya, Larry Bwalya (Power Dynamos), Lameck Banda (Nkwazi), Jack Chirwa, Mike Katiba, Diamond Chikwekwe (Green Buffaloes)
STRIKERS: Alex Ng’onga, Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos), Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows)