Interim national team coach Aggrey Chiyangi has summoned 24 players to camp ahead of African Nations Championship (CHAN) final round qualifier against eSwatini on September 20.
The Green Eagles FC trainer has also called up additional players in a bid to reinforce the national CHAN team ahead of the match just a week away.
CHAN squad assistant coach Osward Mutapa, who was drilling the Chipolopolo at Barca Academy in Lusaka, confirmed, Tuesday, that among other players called up to camp include Akakulubelwa Mwachiyaba (Kabwe Warriors) and Nchimunya Munene (Mufulira Wanderers FC).
Mutapa said some players from Zanaco FC, Zesco United and Green Eagles FC have been excused from this week’s camp due to their clubs’ participation in CAF games.
Players currently in camp include goalkeepers Lawrence Mulenga (Power Dynamos), Sebastian Mwange (Green Eagles FC) and Allan Chibwe (Nkana FC).
Defenders: Gift Zulu (Nkana FC), Benedict Chepeshi (Red Arrows FC), Laison Thole (Nkana FC), Isaac Shamujompa (Buildcon FC) and Luka Banda (Napsa Stars FC).
Midfielders: Benson Sakala and Larry Bwalya (Power Dynamos FC), Webster Muzaza (Forest Rangers FC), George Simbayambaya (Red Arrows FC), Youremember Banda (Green Buffaloes FC), Kelvin Kampamba (Nkana FC), Paul Katema (Red Arrows FC), Amity Shamende (Green Eagles FC) and Bruce Musakanya (Red Arrows FC).
Strikers: Emmanuel Chabula (Nkwazi FC), Akakulubelwa Mwachiyaba (Kabwe Warriors FC), Tapson Kaseba (Green Eagles FC) and Twiza Chaibela (Kabwe Warriors FC).