Midfield wizard Rainford Kalaba has been named new Chipolopolo captain.
Kalaba takes over the arm band from defender Stopilla Sunzu who has relinquished the role.
FAZ spokesperson Nkweto Tembwe confirmed on Saturday that Sunzu has voluntarily relinquished the arm band.
“Chipolopolo midfield genius Rainford Kalaba is the new captain of the team.
“Kalaba has taken over from Stopilla Sunzu who has voluntarily relinquished the arm band saying he wants to concentrate on core responsibility as a defender for the team,” Tembwe said.
Midfielder Nathan Sinkala remains Chipolopolo Vice captain.
Zambia is currently in South Africa prepairing for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations that starts on January 17 in Equatorial Guinea.