2018WCQ: Zambia unveil squad to face Nigeria

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Zambia head coach Wedson Nyirenda has finally unveiled his 23 man list of players that will face Nigeria next month in Uyo in a FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier.

Read also: Nigeria coach invites 23 players for Zambia

According to information released by FAZ
Football, Nyirenda has once again snubbed skipper Rainford Kalaba and midfield dynamo Nathan Sinkala.

Skipper Kennedy Mweene will continue to lead the squad after Nyirenda handed him the captaincy, dawning a new era in the Chipolopolo set up.

Zambia play Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo with the team leaving for Ghana on Sunday where they will set up base.

Full list of invited players

GOALKEEPERS: Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Toaster  Nsabata (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos)

DEFENDERS: Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (both Zesco United), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Stoppilla Sunzu (Arsenal Tula, Russia), Ziyo Tembo  (Zanaco), Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos)

MIDFIELDER: Chisamba Lungu (Alanyaspor, Turkey), Edward Chilufya (Djurgården, Sweden), Donashano Malama (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga, Misheck Chaila (both Zesco United), Augustine Mulenga
(Zanaco), Enock Mwepu (FC Liefering),
Emmanuel Banda (K.V Oostende, Belgium), Roderick Kabwe (Cape Town, Ajax), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco)

STRIKERS: Justin Shonga (Orlando Pirates), Fashion Sakala (Spartak Moscow, Russia), Brian Mwila (Platinum Stars, South Africa), Patson Daka (Red Bull Salzburg, Austria)

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