Zambia's foreign-based players expected on Monday

Zambia's foreign-based players expected on Monday
Rodrick Kabwe

by Phumzile Ngcatshe

Monday Aug 28, 2017. 15:30

Zambian foreign-based international midfielders, Chisamba Lungu and Roderick Kabwe have joined their Chipolopolo teammates in camp.

Zambia are preparing to face Algeria in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Saturday and the duo became the first foreign-based players to join the camp.

According to reports in the country, team manager Chris Chibuye has confirmed the arrival of the duo in Lusaka.

Lungu plies his trade in Turkey while Kabwe campaigns for South African Premier Soccer League side, Ajax Cape Town.

Defender Stopilla Sunzu, who features for Russian side Arsenal Tula and goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene from Mamelodi Sundowns in South Africa, were expected on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Platinum Stars' striker Brian Mwila has since arrived as Chibuye said all the foreign-based players are expected in camp on Monday.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria lead Group B with six points, four better than the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon while Zambia and Algeria have a point apiece.

Nyirenda's men will host The Fennecs on Saturday at National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka and AfricanFootball.com will bring you all the LIVE Play-By -Play of the match.



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