Wedson names 26-member provisional squad for Nigeria clash

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Wedson Nyirenda

Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda has named 26 local players for the first phase of the preparation for October 7 Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Nigeria.

Nyirenda has named Under-17 promising striker Lameck Banda and Power Dynamos midfielder Larry Bwalya in the squad that goes into residential camp on September 25 in Lusaka.

According to the list availed to, Nyirenda will get down to work on Monday before the full complement of foreign based players join at a later stage.

Zambia faces Nigeria away in Uyo at the God’s Will Akpabio Stadium with a ticket to Russia at stake.
Nigeria tops the group on 10 points with Zambia lying second on seven point while Cameroun and Algeria who have lost interest in the race are on two and one point respectively.


Toaster Nsabata Goalkeeper (Zanaco), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos), Kelvin Malunga (Nkana FC)

Simon Silwimba, Fackson Kapumbu (Zesco United), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Muchindu Boston, Moses Nyondo (Nkana FC), Ziyo Tembo (Zanaco FC), Webster Mulenga (Red Arrows), Isaac Shamujompa (Power Dynamos)

Donashano Malama (Nkana FC), Kondwani Mtonga, Mischeck Chaila John Ching’andu (Zesco United FC), Ernest Mbewe, Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco), Godfrey Ngwenya, Larry Bwalya (Power Dynamos), Lameck Banda (Nkwazi), Jack Chirwa, Mike Katiba, Diamond Chikwekwe (Green Buffaloes)

Alex Ng’onga, Martin Phiri (Power Dynamos), Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows)


4 Responses to Wedson names 26-member provisional squad for Nigeria clash

  1. Please faz take charge of player selection n include both fwayo n Rainford then drop wada for chambeshi..this game is more of a final cup game for God’s sake.

    Jeaffrey Tembo
    September 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    • Kalaba and fawyo are not displined unless you dont know these players. They kill the team spirit if it is Fawyo it is even showing how much he is lost it. Good player with no brains.

      Bemba man
      September 24, 2017 at 5:35 am

  2. Tembo,let coach come up with players and not FAZ as this could be too corrupt in the selection . Trust chosen coach, we cannot be all coaches at once. Thanks.

    Kapambwe Collins
    September 24, 2017 at 4:39 am

  3. please don’t forget to include Kennedy Mweene, Patson Daka Enock Mwepu and Sunzu.

    September 25, 2017 at 4:56 pm

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