2018 WCQ: Zambia invites more home based players

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The Head coach of the Chipolopolo of Zambia, Wedson Nyirenda has added 6
more home-based players to the already lengthy list of local players called up for the much anticipated 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria billed for October 7 in Uyo.

Nyirenda, who had only yesterday released a provisional list of 20 home-based players ahead of the Uyo clash, has topped the number with another 6 local players according to Lusaka Times.

The locals in the South African Country are quite joyous with this addition which includes the smouldering midfielder Larry Bwalya whose 4 goals and 7 assists has helped Power Dynamos to 4th on Zambia Premier League log.

Others late additions are Power Dynamos’ Goalkeeper Allan Chibwe, Green Buffaloes’ trio of Mike Katiba, Diamond Chikwekwe and Jack Chirwa while Zesco United’s Misheck Chaila completes the list of late-calls.

This bunch are expected to resume with their fellow home-based players on Monday and commence training in Zambia before departing for Spain where the foreign-based players will join them as they toughen up their preparations for the crucial October 7 clash.
In fews days, the list for foreign based invitees will be released.
GOALKEEPERS
Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco), Kelvin Malunga (Nkana), Allan Chibwe (Power
Dynamos).
DEFENDERS
Simon Silwimba,Fackson Kapumbu (both Zesco United),Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco),
Donashano Malama, Boston Muchindu, Moses Nyondo (all Nkana), Adrian Chama
(Green Buffaloes), Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos), Webster Mulenga(Red
Arrows).
MIDFIELDERS
Godfrey Ngwenya (Power Dynamos), Larry Bwalya (Power Dynamos), Kondwani
Mtonga (Zesco United), John Ching’andu (Zesco United), Misheck Chaila
(Zesco United), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Mike
Katiba ( Green Buffaloes), Diamond Chikwekwe (Green Buffaloes), Jack Chirwa
(Green Buffaloes), Lameck Banda (Nkwazi).
STRIKERS
Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos), Alex Ng’onga (Power Dynamos), Lubinda Mundia
(Red Arrows).

About Shehu Idris Tẹjumọla 110 Articles
Shehu Idris Tẹjumọla​ is a final year student of Mass Communication at the University of Lagos, with the sobriquet "Unchoppable Eba". He is a football fanatic, a voracious reader of football contents and an Indefatigable football writing junkie.

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