Triple C misses first training in Bamako
The Chipolopolo boys had their first training session at the Modibo Keita Stadium in Bamako with newest arrivals Fashion Sakala and Frankie Musonda who both ply their trade in Scotland being part of the work out.
Russia based Evans Kangwa and Kings Kangwa from Serbia are being awaited alongside the Red Arrows trio of Benedict Chepeshi, Ricky Banda, and Charles Kalumba to complete the players summoned for the FIFA window assignment.
Tanzania based Clatous Chama who plies his trade for Simba SC has been excused citing family reasons.
Chipolopolo assistant coach Moses Sichone oversaw the session alongside goalkeeper trainer Stephen Mwansa as the team warmed up in the showery Bamako weather.
Zambia and the Eagles of Mali will square off on Friday at the Stade du 26 Mars in Bamako at 19:00 hours GMT (21H00 CAT).
The FAZ Media Team shares selected images from the team training camp in Bamako.
Charles Kalumba (Red Arrows), Lawrence Mulenga (Power Dynamos), Toaster Nsabata (Sekhukhune United-RSA)
Benedict Chepeshi, Allan Kapila (both Red Arrows), Shemmy Mayembe (Zesco United), Miguel Chaiwa (BSC Young Boys-Switzerland), Frankie Musonda (AYR United-Scotland), Tandi Mwape (TP Mazembe-DRC), Dominic Chanda (Kabwe Warriors), Luka Chamanga (Power Dynamos)
Edward Chilufya (Midtjylland-Denmark), Kelvin Kampamba (Zesco United), Joshua Mutale (Power Dynamos), Roderick Kabwe (Sekhukhune United-RSA), Emmanuel Banda (Djurgardens-Sweden), Enock Mwepu (Brighton-England), Kings Kangwa (FK Crvena Zvezda-Serbia)
Fashion Sakala (Glasgow Rangers-Scotland), Patson Daka (Leicester City-England), Ricky Banda (Red Arrows), Evans Kangwa (Arsenal Tula-Russia)