Ex Chipolopolo midfielder Clifgord Mulenga has been released by Zesco United after failing to impress the champions’ technical bench.
In a media statement released by club Public Relations Officer Katebe Chola Chengo, the 2007 Africa Young Player of the Year was on a three month assessment.
And George George Lwandamina’s side has seen a major surgery to the playing personnel.
Three East Africans and one West African have been recruited and registered with CAF for the Champions League campaign subject to medicals.
These are Anthony Akumu Agay and Jesse Jackson (Kenya) and Ben Adama Bahn (Ivory Coast).
Kondwani Mtonga is back from India while Jackson Zola Mwanza is not trekking to Thailand after UBON UMT United failed to secure a work permit and visa for the striker.
On the local front Mwila Phiri from Green Eagles joins on loan and Kabwe Warriors top man Idriss Ilunga Mbombo.
Kalengo Kalengo Winston has moved to Congo Brazaville while Jonas Sakuwaha returns to TP Mazembe after expiry of his loan spell.
Others leaving the club are Nigerian Christopher Chigozie, Tanzanian Juma Ally Liuzio, Innocent Mwaba (joins Forest Rangers), Chishimba Changala (Recalled by Nkwazi)
Still waiting to come back from injury: Nyambe Mulenga (waiting for review to determine when to resume training), Bornwell Silengo and Humphrey Maseneko (resumed light training).
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The full Zesco United squad registered with CAF:
Goalkeepers: Jacob Banda, Brown Nyirenda, Lameck Nyangu, Samson Banda
Defenders: Shemmy Mayembe
Daut Musekwa, Ayo Oluwafemi
Lottie Bwalya, David Owino Odhiambo, Ben Adama Banh,
Bernard Mapili, Emmanuel Mayuka,
Midfielders: Misheck Chaila, Anthony Akumu Agay, Kasashi Lupiya,
John Chingandu, Maybin Mwaba,
Mwape Mwelwa, Matthews Muzi Nkowane, Clatous Chama Chota
Mwila Phiri JNR
Strikers: Idris Ilunga Mbombo, Lazarous Kambole, Jackson Mwanza
Jesse Jackson Were.
The Ndola giants have since started pre-season training.