Chipolopolo will hold a three-day training camp in Ghana before heading to Nigeria for next weekend’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B qualifier against the Super Eagles.
Zambia will camp in West Africa after their earlier plans to set up camp in Spain en route to Nigeria fell trough due to operational reasons.
The Football Association of Zambia said in a statement on Thursday that the home-based call-ups’ will fly out to Accra this Sunday from Lusaka where as they wrap-up the first week of training camp on Thursday.
“The local players summoned for duty will leave for Ghana on Sunday and set up base in Accra where foreign based players will join them there,” FAZmedia stated.
“On Wednesday the team will head to Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Uyo where the match will be staged at Akwa Ibom Stadium .”
Meanwhile, Zambia coach Wedson Miranda is set to announce his list of foreign based players on Friday at briefing at Football House in Lusaka.