Patson Daka has completed the Zambia Under-20 roll at the team’s’ Spain camp following his arrival on Saturday.
The Austrian based striker from FC Liefering completes the 21-member team Beston Chambeshi has picked for the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup finals in South Korea.
Patson said he was excited to have joined the team despite arriving just three days before they end their two-week training camp in Spain.
“I know that they are a lot of expectations from me as well as I am also expecting a lot from myself because I know what I am supposed to do ,” Patson said.
Patson was joint top scorer at the 2017 U20 AFCON tournament with his four goals inspiring hosts Zambia to their final triumph on March 12 in Lusaka when they defeated Senegal 2-0.
His reunion with the team two months since they were crowned African champions also saw him win another accolade following his 2017 UEFA Youth Cup victory in April with Red Bull Salzburg who are Lieferings parent club.
Meanwhile, Zambia head to South Korea on May 17 ahead of the tournament kickoff on May 20.
Zambia will kickoff their Group C campaign on May 21 against Portugal in Jeju where they will be based and also play Iran and Costa Rica in the preliminary round.