By SANDRA MWILA
ZAMBIA Under-20 coach Beston Chambeshi has named a 21 member squad for the Four Nations invitational tournament in South Korea.
The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) winnings boys will regroup on Sunday in Lusaka ahead off the tournament that kicks off March 23.
Countries participating are hosts Korea, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Zambia to prepare ahead of the World Cup in May.
According to the FAZ website Chambeshi will be without four foreign based players, who are Conlyde Luchanga (Hapoel Ra’anana, Patson Daka (FC Liefering), Mumba Mwape (Getafe) and Fashion Sakala (Spartak Moscow) who have gone back to their bases.
The quartet has been replaced by Stephen Chulu (Kabwe Warriors), Happy Nsofwa (Mufulira Police), Musonda Siame (Kafue Celtic) and Joseph Phiri (Red Arrows).
Zambia in Group B at the World Cup are matched against two-time champions Portugal on May 21 before facing Iran three days later. The concluding fixture will be against Costa Rica on May 27.
Full team Goalkeepers: Mangani Banda (Zanaco), Samson Banda (Zesco United), James Phiri (Circuit City).
Defenders: Moses Nyondo (Nkana), Prosper Chilufya (Lumwana), Benson Chali (Forest Rangers), Solomon Sakala (Napsa Stars), Shemmy Mayembe (Zesco United), Edward Tembo (Gomes FC).
Midfielders: Sydney Phiri (Gomes FC), Crispin Sakulanda (Mufulira Wanderers), Harrison Musonda (Nkana), Enock Mwepu (Napsa Stars), Kenneth Kalunga (IFS, Denmark),
Strikers: Emmanuel Banda (Esmoriz, Portugal), Edward Chilufya (Lumwana).