Chipolopolo coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic has summoned 33 players for camp ahead of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) excluding players from Nkana, Napsa Stars, Green Eagles who have continental engagements.
Micho has also left out Power Dynamos players whose club is expected to fulfil a few outstanding fixtures.
The technical bench has also roped in number of players from junior team including under-17 wonderkid Joseph Sabobo Banda, Golden Mafwenta and Martin Njobvu.
Micho has also invited Italy based Abel Kanyamuna who is on the books of the Cagliari under-19 squad.
The team had its first session in Lusaka today (Monday) and will break for Christmas before regrouping on Saturday.
On Monday, the team will play an All Stars versus rest match at Nkoloma Stadium.
Fans will vote by sending their best XI to 333 on MTN with the surname and initial for the forename of their preferred players.
Zambia is in Group D alongside Guinea, Namibia and Tanzania.
The CHAN runs from January 16 to February 10, 2021 in Cameroon.
FULL PROVISIONAL SQUAD
Lameck Siame (Kabwe Warriors), Patrick Chooma (KYSA), Charles Kalumba (Prison Leopards), Richard Nyirenda (Nchanga Rangers)
Benedict Chepeshi (Red Arrows), Limi Banda (Kafue Celtic), John Chishimba (Zesco United), Pride Bwalya (Nkwazi), Jack Ngulube (Young Green Eagles), Dominic Chanda (Kabwe Warriors), Golden Mafwenta (Buildcon), Frederick Mwimanzi (Green Buffaloes),
Leonard Mulenga, Jackson Chirwa (both Green Buffaloes), Francis Zulu (Prison Leopards), Kelvin Kapumbu (Zanaco), Abel Kanyamuna (Barca Academy), Felix Bulaya, Paul Katema, Bruce Musakanya (all Red Arrows), Collins Sikombe (Lusaka Dynamos), Kelvin Kampamba (Zesco United), Abraham Siankombo, Albert Kangwanda (both Zanaco), Joseph Banda (Barca Academy)
Martin Njobvu (Kansanshi Dynamos), Moses Phiri (Zanaco), Enock Sakala (Zesco United), Josephat Zulu (Livingstone Pirates), Emmanuel Chabula (Lusaka Dynamos), Friday Samu (Green Buffaloes), Pheuzzy Chibandika (Mufulira Wanderers), Twiza Chaibela (Kabwe Warriors)