Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene has been called up to the Chipolopolo squad for the upcoming COSAFA Cup tournament in Gqeberha.
Chipolopolo are in Group B together with Comoros, Madagascar and Malawi. The tournament starts on Tuesday, 6 July and ends 12 days later.
The 36-year-old Mweene, who returns to Chipolopolo for the first time since October 2018, is not the only player based in South Africa in the 30-man provisional squad called by coach Milutin Sredojevic.
Other players based in South Africa are Cyril Chibwe, Roderick Kabwe, Salulani Phiri, Augustine Mulenga, Gamphani Lungu and Justin Shonga.
The Zambians begin their COSAFA Cup defence with a clash against Comoros. They then face Madagascar three days later before their final group match against Malawi on Tuesday, 13 July.
Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Gregory Sanjase (Young Green Eagles), Cyril Chibwe (Polokwane City, SA), Lameck Siame (Kabwe Warriors), Roderick Kabwe (Black Leopards, SA), Isaac Shamujompa, Roderick Kembo (Buildcon), Simon Silwimba, Adrian Chama (Zesco United), Dominic Chanda (Kabwe Warriors), Kabaso Chongo (TP Mazembe, DRC), Prosper Chiluya, Benedict Chepeshi (Red Arrows), Zachariah Chilongoshi (Power Dynamos), Spencer Sautu, Benson Sakala (both Power Dynamos), Felix Bulaya, Paul Katema (both Red Arrows), Salulani Phiri (Polokwane City, SA), Collins Sikombe (Lusaka Dynamos), Prince Mumba (Kabwe Warriors), Augustine Mulenga (AmaZulu, SA), Kelvin Mubanga Kampamba (Zesco United), Jimmy Mukeya (Napsa Stars), Moses Phiri, Rodger Kola (both Zanaco), Gamphani Lungu (SuperSport United, SA), Brian Mwila (Buildcon), Justin Shonga (Cape Town City, SA) and Friday Samu (Green Buffaloes).