LUSAKA, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Zambia has named a provisional 28-member Under-20 squad that will face Burundi in the 2019 Niger Africa Cup of Nations final round qualifier.
Charles Bwale, the team's assistant coach, who unveiled the team on Wednesday, has included four foreign-based players.
According to a statement released by the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ), the team will go into residential camp on June 17, 2018 to start preparing for the qualifier matches to be played on July 14 and July 21 respectively.
The winner over two legs will qualify to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Zambia, the current champions, progressed to the last round of qualifiers after edging Rwanda.
Goalkeepers: Prince Bwalya (Green Buffaloes), Flobby Mashakalati (Circuit City), Derrick Sichangwa (Mufulira Police)
Defenders: Benson Kolala (Nchanga Rangers), Jonathan Kapelembe (Romeki FC), Kingsley Hakwiya (Dream Factory), Christopher Katongo (Kasama United), Justin Mwanza (Young Nkana), Kunda Musonda (Ndola United), Benjamin Phiri (Gomes)
Midfielders: Obino Chisala (Happy Hearts), Muma Mumba (Green Eagles), Prince Mumba (Kabwe Warriors), Victor Mubanga (Lumwana Radiants), Thomas Zulu (Kafue Celtic), Chanda Mukuka (Gomes), Boston Banda (Circuit City), Albert Kangwanda (Red Arrows), Prince Shipota (Prison Leopards), Lifumpa Mwandwe (Shrewsbury Town U18, Britain), Oliver Lumbiya (Young Nkana), Kings Kangwa (Hapoel Be'ersheva U19, Israel)
Strikers:James Chilimina (Chirundu), Lameck Banda (Zesco United), Martin Njobvu (Nchanga Rangers), Mwiya Malumo (Wigan Athelic, Britain), Edward Chilufya (Djurgardens, Sweden), Francisco Mwepu (Kafue Celtic). Enditem