Nyirenda turns to foreign based players for Cosafa
Wedson Nyirenda has drafted in three foreign based players in the Chipolopolo squad that is currently camp ahead of the Cosafa Cup quarter final match against Botswana on Saturday as pressure continues to build for him to produce positive results.
Wada Wada has called the South African trio of Rodrick Kabwe of Ajax Capetown, Salulani Phiri of Polokwane City and Mwape Musonda who plays for Black Leopards.
The initial squad only had U20 international Emmanuel Banda as the only foreign based player in the team but he has pulled out of the team as he looks to settle in Belgium with his new club KV Oostende.
However, there is has been a change in position on the technical bench who have reached a decision to rope in the three with Kabwe and Salulani both having been part of the team that lost 1 – 0 to Mozambique in the Africa Cup qualifier.
Salulani only played part of the first half.
The Chipolopolo are currently in camp in Lusaka
FULL SQUAD CALLED TO CAMP
GOALKEEPERS – Charles Mweemba (Lumwana Radiants FC), Allan Chibwe (Power Dynamos), Kelvin Malunga (Nkana FC)
DEFENDERS – Donashano Malama, Given Sinyangwe, Moses Nyondo (Nkana FC), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Eric Chomba (Nkwazi FC), Isaac Shamujopa (Nchanga Rangers FC), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), Webster Mulenga (Red Arrows FC), Mwansa Nsofwa (Lusaka Dynamos FC), Lawrence Chungu (Power Dynamos)
MIDFIELDERS – Mwila Phiri (Green Eagles), Diamond Chikwekwe, Jack Chirwa Mike Katiba, Brian Mwila (Green Buffaloes FC), Paul Katema (Red Arrows FC), Collins Sikombe (Napsa Stars FC), Godfrey Ngwenya (Power Dynamos FC), Salulani Phiri (Polokwane City), Roderick Kabwe (Cape Town Ajax)
STRIKERS – Chitiya Mususu (Napsa Stars FC), Justin Shonga (Nkwazi FC), Conlyde Luchanga (Lusaka Dynamos) Lubinda Mundia (Red Arrows FC), Musonda Mwape (Black Leopards FC)
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