New Chipolopolo call-up Fackson Kapumbu says he is not shocked to be included in the Zambia squad for the 24 March World Cup qualifier against Lesotho.
The Zanaco defender is in the 23-member team that is scheduled to regroup in South Africa on Sunday ahead of the away World Cup qualifier set for Maseru.
In an interview, Kapumbu told LT Sports that he had been looking forward to play for Chipolopolo.
“I am very happy to be called to the national team. I want to play against Lesotho,” he said.
“I am going to work hard in camp because I want to be in the starting line-up,” Kapumbu added.
Other local players in the squad are keepers Racha Kola of Zanaco and Joshua Titima of Power Dynamos, midfielder Mulenga Mukuka (Power), midfielder Rodrick Kabwe (Zanaco) and striker Bornwell Mwape (Nchanga Rangers).