The Zambia under 23 national team enters residential camp tomorrow Wednesday afternoon in Kitwe ahead of their February 7, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games 1st round, 1st leg football tournament qualifier at home against Malawi.26 players in all have been called up with the new inclusion being former Under 20 defender Davies Nkausu of South African 2nd division club University of Pretoria FC.

Nkausu is one of two foreign based call-ups together with striker Given Singuluma of Bay United in the South African 2nd division whom he joined this month from National Assembly.

The duo is expected to camp at least five days before the match against Malawi.

The Under 23 team will be camped at Power Dynamos camp house for the next two weeks and will train from Arthur Davies during their fortnight stay in Kitwe.

The squad will be under the helm of Peter Kaumba and his assistant Dean Mwiinde.

Team:

Goalkeepers: Rabson Muchelenganga (Power Dynamos), Kelvin Mulenga (Kitwe United), Fred Silwamba (Nchanga Rangers).

Defenders: Field Chipungu (Forest Rangers), Naphtali Chimbwalume (Nakambala Leopards), Maybin Chishimba, Thomas Nyirenda (Both Konkola Blades), Clive Sichondwe (Kabwe Warriors), David Nkausu (University of Pretoria FC, South Africa), Aaron Sichilima (Lusaka Tigers), Phumulo Simioti (Zanaco), Eugene Shamakamba (Kitwe United), Charles Siyingwa (Afrisports).

Midfielders: Chibwe Chileshe (Nkana), Chabusha Malumani, Simon Bwalya (Both Lusaka Dynamos), Mazuba Mukandawire (City of Lusaka), Oliver Mukuka (Forest Rangers), Chanda Mwaba (Power Dynamos), Mwape Mwelwa (National Assembly), Simon Nkole (Kitwe United).

Strikers: Brian Chilando (Nchanga Rangers), Christopher Musonda, Collins Mwanza (Both Forest Rangers), Chipili Mungule (Chambishi FC), Felix Nsunzu Jr (Konkola Blades), Given Singuluma (Bay United South Africa)

Courtesy of Kalumiana Kalumiana

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