The forward who switched nationality from England to Ivory Coast last year, astonishingly had been left out of the final 23 man squad by coach Ibrahim Camarra despite enhancing a flying color performance for the London base side after three games in the EPL.
Two goals with massive work rate.
Approaching their next AFCON qualifier, The Elephants will play as guest to fast growing state Rwanda in the capital city Kigali, Sunday 9th September 2018.
Morever, reports reaching sokafrika.com claimed Zaha was sidelined from the squad due to some personal obstacles.
However Seydou Doumbia, Gervinho and skipper Yaya Toure were some notable names who couldn’t make up into the squad.
The final 23 man squad as listed below;
Sayouba Mandé (Odense BK, Denmark), Badra Ali Sangare (Free State, South Africa), Sylvain Gbohouo (TP Mazembe, DR Congo)
Eric Bailly (Manchester United, England), Serge Aurier (Tottenham Hotspur, England), Mamadou Bagayoko (KV Mechelen, Belgium), Ghislain Konan (Reims, France), Adama Traore (Göztepe, Turkey),Kouadio-Yves Dabila (Lille, France), Lamine Kone (Strasbourg, France), Wilfried Kanon (Ado Den Haag, Holland)
Jean Michaël Seri (Fulham, England), Serey Dié (Basel, Switzerland), Jean-Eudes Aholou (Monaco, France), Franck Kessié (AC Milan, Italy), Cheick Doukouré (Levante, Spain), Serge N’Guessan (Nancy, France).
Jonathan Kodjia (Aston Villa, England), Roger Assalé (Young Boys, Switzerland), Nicolas Pépé (Lille, France), Max-Alain Gradel (Toulouse, France), Vakoun Issouf Bayo (Dunajská Streda, Slovakia), Maxwell Cornet (Lyon, France)