Zambia has named a strong 33-man provisional squad for next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria’s Super Eagles with overseas stars Rainford Kalaba, Kennedy Mweene and Stoppila Sunzu all included.
The Chipolopolo hosts the Eagles on October 9 in Ndola.
The other foreign-based call-ups are Collins Mbesuma (Highlands Park/South Africa), Chisamba Lungu (Ural/Russia), Lewis Macha (Kaizer Chiefs/South Africa), as well as Nathan Sinkala, Kabaso Chongo (TP Mazembe/DRC) and Kalengo Winstone (AC Leopards/DRC),
The bulk of the squad is drawn from the domestic league with seven players from the CAF Champions League semi-finalists, Zesco United.
The squad was picked by assistant coach, Wedson Nyirenda.