Chipolopolo captain, Kennedy Mweene, and Chisamba Lungu have joined the Zambia national team camp in Accra. Mweene and Turkey-based midfielder, Chisamba Lungu – who are part of the team heading for a morning workout at the Marcel Desailly Sports Complex – joined on Monday evening.
With the arrival of the duo, the number of foreign-based players in the Zambia training camp now stands at six.
Team manager, Chris Chibuye, revealed that only three players – Patson Daka (Red Bull Salzburg-Austria), Enock Mwepu (FC Liefering) and Edward Chilufya (Djurgardens-Sweden) – have yet to arrive.
Mwepu and Chilufya will join from Accra, while Daka will team up with his colleagues in Abuja on Wednesday.
Zambia play Nigeria in a Group B Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup match in Uyo on Saturday.
The Super Eagles top the group, having picked 10 points from a possible 12; while Zambia are second on seven points.
•GOALKEEPERS Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns-RSA), 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)
•MIDFIELDERS Chisamba Lungu (Alanyaspor-Turkey), Edward Chilufya (Djurgårdens-Sweden), Donashano Malama (Nkana), Kondwani Mtonga, Misheck Chaila (both Zesco United), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Enock Mwepu (FC Liefering), John Ching’andu (Zesco United), Roderick Kabwe (Cape Town Ajax), Ernest Mbewe (Zanaco)
•STRIKERS Justin Shonga (Orlando Pirates), Fashion Sakala (Spartak Moscow), Alex Ng’onga (Power Dynamos), Patson Daka (Red Bull Salzburg-Austria)