ZAMBIA Under-20 national team assistant coach Charles Bwale has named four foreign based players in his provisional 28 member squad to face Burundi in the 2019 Niger Africa Cup of Nations first leg final round qualifier.
According to the provisional list released to fazfootball.com by team manager Mwansa Kapyanga, the squad comprise Sweden based Edward Chilufya (Djurgardens), Lifumpa Mwandwe (Shrewsbury Town), Kings Kangwa (Hapoel Be’ersheva) and the highly rated Mwiya Malumo (Wigan Athletic).
The team enters residential camp on Sunday June 17, in Lusaka and may play some international friendly matches before facing Burundi on July 14 in Lusaka and July 21 in Ngozi.
Winner over two legs will qualify to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Zambia are the reigning champions after having lifted the trophy on home soil in 2017.
Prince Bwalya (Green Buffaloes), Flobby Mashakalati (Circuit City), Derrick Sichangwa (Mufulira Police)
Benson Kolala (Nchanga Rangers), Jonathan Kapelembe (Romeki FC), Kingsley Hakwiya (Dream Factory), Christopher Katongo (Kasama United), Justin Mwanza (Young Nkana), Kunda Musonda (Ndola United), Benjamin Phiri (Gomes)
Obino Chisala (Happy Hearts), Muma Mumba (Green Eagles), Prince Mumba (Kabwe Warriors), Victor Mubanga (Lumwana Radiants), Thomas Zulu (Kafue Celtic), Chanda Mukuka (Gomes), Boston Banda (Circuit City), Albert Kangwanda (Red Arrows), Prince Shipota (Prison Leopards), Lifumpa Mwandwe (Shrewsbury Town U18), Oliver Lumbiya (Young Nkana), Kings Kangwa (Hapoel Be’ersheva U19)
James Chilimina (Chirundu), Lameck Banda (Zesco United), Martin Njobvu (Nchanga Rangers), Mwiya Malumo (Wigan Athletic), Edward Chilufya (Djurgardens), Francisco Mwepu (Kafue Celtic)