Zambia entered camp on Monday to begin preparations for their May 10 friendly against Malawi at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka.
Day one’s highlight saw midfielder Felix Katongo join camp following his late call-up for the friendly and possibly Zambia’s 2015 Cosafa Castle Cup outing.
Katongo last featured for Zambia in a 2-1 loss to Cape Verde in the 2015 Africa Cup qualifiers last September.
The midfielder is back home and training with his old club Green Buffaloes after a stint at Egyptian club Al Ittihad .
He was one of twelve players present for the first day of training at the National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.
Also in training was Mufulira Wanderers midfielder Lameck Silwaba who has been handed a debut call-up by Honour Janza.
Malawi and Zambia are using the friendly to prepare for their participation in the Cosafa Cup that will be held from May 17-31 in South Africa.
Both sides are on bye and will enter the competition at the quarterfinal stage on May 24.