Zambia coach invites 20 players for must win World cup qualifier against Nigeria

Zambia coach invites 20 players for must win World cup qualifier against Nigeria

- Zambia head coach has invited 20 players for the make-or-mar World cup qualifier against Nigeria in Uyo

- Teenage sensation Lameck Banda was included in the list

- The Super Eagles is yet to release list for the encounter

Zambia head coach Wedson Nyirenda has summoned 20 local players in preparation for the must win encounter against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on October 7 in Uyo.

Nyirenda has also included Zambia Under-17 and Nkwazi winger Lameck Banda in the provisional squad to face Nigeria next month.

Zambia name 20 man squad for must win match against Super Eagles

Zambia name 20 man squad for must win match against Super Eagles (photo: Goal)

The right footed winger has been in top form for his club.

The squad is only comprising local players.

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Full squad list

GOALKEEPERS:

● Toaster Nsabata (Zanaco)

● Kelvin Malunga (Nkana)

DEFENDERS:

● Simon Silwimba (Zesco United)

● Fackson Kapumbu (Zesco United)

● Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco)

● Donashano Malama (Nkana)

● Boston Muchindu (Nkana)

● Moses Nyondo (Nkana)

● Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes)

● Isaac Shamushopa (Power Dynamos)

MIDFIELDERS:

● Godfrey Ngwenya (Power Dynamos)

● kondwani Mtonga (Zesco United)

● John Ching’andu (Zesco United)

● Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco)

● Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco)

● Webster Mulenga (Red Arrows).

STRIKERS:

● Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos)

● Alex Ng’onga (Power Dynamos)

● Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows)

● Lameck Banda (Nkwazi).

The players called will resume camp on Monday September 25.

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As at the time of filing this report, the Super Eagles of Nigeria is yet to release the list of players that will executive the all serious encounter with the Chipolopolo's of Zambia.

Super Eagles of Nigeria got off to a bright start in their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign as they defeated Zambia 2-1 to pick up their first ever away win against the Chipolopolo.

Watch NAIJ.com video compilation of the Super Eagles training session in preparation of a home game:

Source: Sports.naij.com

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