Zambia national team coach Sven Vandenbroek has named a strong 20 member squad for the tussle against the Mambas of Mozambique in the penultimate round of the Cameroon 2019 AFCON qualifiers.
2017 U20 AFCON winning Midfied ace Emmanuel Banda has been recalled to the squad alongside Zesco United defender Simon Silwimba.
Sven has called up all the usual suspects including in form striker Justin Shonga who has scored four goals in his last four outings with the copper bullets.
TP Mazembe trio of former Chipolopolo captain Rainford Kalaba, Midfielder Nathan Sinkala and defender Kabaso Chongo has also made the cut.
The biggest surprise is Zesco United striker Lazarus Kambole who has been dropped from the squad.
Chipolopolo 20 Man squad for Mozambique
Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns)
Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco)
Simon Silwimba, Solomon Sakala (both Zesco United), Lawrence Chungu, Isaac Shamujompa (Both Buildcon), Kabaso Chongo (TP Mazembe), Stophila Sunzu (FC Metz)
Nathan Sinkala , Rainford Kalaba (Both TP Mazembe) ,Bruce Musakanya ( Red Arrows), Emmanuel Banda (KV Oostende) , Clatous Chama ( SC Simba) , Enock Mwepu ( Redbull Salzburg) , Lubambo Musonda ( Gandzasar Kapan) , Salulani Phiri ( Polokwane City)
Augustine Mulenga, Justin Shonga (Both Orlando Pirates), Patson Daka ( Redbull Salzburg), Fashion Sakala (KV Oostende) .