Stopilla Sunzu this weekend begins his Chinese adventure while Chisamba Lungu returns from the winter break with a big date awaiting his club in Russia.
Midfielder Chisamba Lungu will be in action for fourth from bottom FC Ural who visit leaders and last seasons runners-up Zenit St Petersburg on Saturday at the end of the three-month Russian winter break.
Ural fell 2-1 at home in the first leg meeting last August in a match Chisamba started before he was substituted in the 80th minute.
On Saturday, striker James Chamanga will be away with Liaoning Whowin on Saturday when they visit Guizhou Renhe on the opening day of the 2015 Chinese Super League season.
Defender Stopilla Sunzu starts his China campaign on Sunday when his new club Shanghai Shenhua host Shanghai Shenxin.
On Monday, striker Jacob Mulenga faces a big test at his new club Shijiazhuang Yongchang when the promoted side travels to play defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande.