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Zambia Vs Nigeria Check out Chipolopolo squad for Super Eagles clash

Zambia host Nigeria on Sunday, October 9 in the match-day one of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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Head coach of the Zambia national team Wedson Nyirenda, has released a 33-man provisional list for next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Zambia host Nigeria on Sunday, October 9 in the match-day one of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The game will be played at the  Levy Nwanawasa Stadium, Ndola.

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For the game, captain Rainford Kalaba, veteran goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, Collins Mbesuma and Stoppilla Sunzu have been named in the squad which is dominated by local-based players. Zesco United of Zambia have seven players in the squad.

Super Eagles of Nigeria play The Super Eagles of Nigeria (Twitter/Elderson Echiejile)

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A notable absence in the provisional list is Emmanuel Mayuka of Zamelek.

Full Squad

Goalkeepers: Jacob Banda, Kennedy Mweene, Rocha Kola

Defenders: Lawrence Chungu, Fackson Kabumbu, Simon Silwimba, Adrian Chama, Kabaso Chongo, Ziyo Tembo, George Chilufya, Stoppila Sunzu, Bily Mutale, Malama Donashano.

Midfielders: Charles Zulu, Fwayo Tembo, Rainford Kalaba, Chota Chama, John Chin'gandu, Jack Chirwa, Mischeck Chaila, Richard Kasonde, Nathan Sinkala, Rodrick Kabwe, Mwape Mwelwa, Chisamba Lungu.

Strikers: Justin Shonga, Jackson Mwanza, Kalengo Winstone, Lewis Macha, Patson Daka, Collins Mbesuma.

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