Zambia finished fourth at the four-nations invitational Torneio 40 anos de Independência in Angola on Saturday.
Chipolopolo lost Namibia 4-3 on post-match penalties after a 0-0 full-time result in Luanda on Saturday to finish last
The result came 24 hours after Zambia lost 3-0 to DR Congo in their opening game of the two-day tournament in Luanda.
Mwila Phiri,Spencer Sautu and Mwape Mwelwa converted their post-match penalty shootout.
Jack Chirwa and Buchizya Mfune missed their spot kicks.
Zambia head back home late Saturday for a brief stop back in Lusaka on Sunday en route to Khartoum and will be joined by the nine foreign-based players in Zambia ahead of next Wednesday’s first leg qualifying clash against Sudan.
Chipolopolo will host Sudan in the final leg decider at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola on November 15.
Winner will advance to the final group stage qualifying stage.