Four players are set for their Zambia debuts this weekend against Zimbabwe.
Zambia face Zimbabwe away in a friendly at National Sports Stadium in Harare in what will be Chipolopolo’s first engagement in 2017.
The quartet of new faces include Napsa Stars striker Chitiya Mususu and his club made Justin Banda.
Zanaco defender Taonga Bwembya and his club mate Augustine Mulenga are also set for their zambia debuts.
Meanwhile, two high-profile local players have been dropped from the 21-member team.
Power Dynamos goalkeeper Allan Chibwe and Zesco United midfielder Misheck Chaila have been dropped with the latter missing the trip after sustaining an injury in camp.
The team will only have one foreign-based player in Mamelodi Sundowns goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene.
Zamalek striker Emmanuel Mayuka failed to travel due to logistical reasons after the Egyptian clubs’ 2017 CAF Champions League engagements on Sunday away to Enugu Rangers.
GOALKEEPERS: Jacob Banda (Zesco United), Racha Kola (Zanaco), Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa)
DEFENDERS:Ziyo Tembo, Taonga Bwembya George Chilufya(all Zanaco), Donashano Malama (Nkana), Fackson Kapumbu (Zesco United), Mweene Mumbi (Green Buffaloes), Adrian Chama (Green Buffaloes), Billy Mutale (Power Dynamos)
MIDFIELDERS: John Chingandu, Kondwani Mtonga (both Zesco United), Clatous Chama (Lusaka Dynamos), Kelvin Mubanga , Fwayo Tembo (both Power Dynamos), Justin Banda (Napsa Stars), Augustine Mulenga (Zanaco)
STRIKERS:Jackson Mwanza (Zesco United), Justin Shonga (Nkhwazi), Chitiya Mususu (Napsa Stars), Ronald Kampamba (Nkana)