Zambia unveils squad for Super Eagles encounter

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Head coach of the Zambia national team Wedson Nyirenda, has released a 33-man provisional list for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Zambia host Nigeria on Sunday, October 9 in the match-day one of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The game will be played at the  Levy Nwanawasa Stadium, Ndola.

For the game, captain Rainford Kalaba, veteran goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, Collins Mbesuma and Stoppilla Sunzu have been named in the squad which is dominated by local-based players. Zesco United of Zambia have seven players in the squad.

A notable absence in the provisional list is Emmanuel Mayuka of Zamelek.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers:

Jacob Banda, Kennedy Mweene, Rocha Kola

Defenders:

Lawrence Chungu, Fackson Kabumbu, Simon Silwimba, Adrian Chama, Kabaso Chongo, Ziyo Tembo, George Chilufya, Stoppila Sunzu, Bily Mutale, Malama Donashano.

Midfielders:

Charles Zulu, Fwayo Tembo, Rainford Kalaba, Chota Chama, John Chin’gandu, Jack Chirwa, Mischeck Chaila, Richard Kasonde, Nathan Sinkala, Rodrick Kabwe, Mwape Mwelwa, Chisamba Lungu.

Strikers:

Justin Shonga, Jackson Mwanza, Kalengo Winstone, Lewis Macha, Patson Daka, Collins Mbesuma.