Zambia head coach, Honor Janza, has announced his 27-man preliminary squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.
2012 Afcon winning captain, Christopher Katongo, was omitted from the squad and has not featured for the side since the qualifier against Niger.
10 players from the 2012 title-winning squad retain their spots in the squad, although Nyambe Mulenga misses out, after he suffered a broken leg in a bus accident on his way to the training camp.
Zambia's provisional squad:
Goalkeepers: Kennedy Mweene (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Danny Munyau (Red Arrows), Toaster Nsabata (Nchanga Rangers), Joshua Titima (Power Dynamos)
Defenders: Stoppila Sunzu (Sochaux, France), Bronson Chama (Red Arrows), Donashano Malama (Nkana), Aaron Katebe (Platinum, Zimbabwe), Christopher Munthali (Nkana), Emmanuel Mbola (Hapoel Ra'anana, Isreal), Davies Nkausu (Bloemfontein Celtic, South Africa), Rodrick Kabwe (Zanaco)
Midfielders: Nathan Sinkala (Grasshoppers, Switzerland), Chisamba Lungu (FC Ural, Russia), Mukuka Mulenga (Bloemfontein Celtic, South Africa), Kondwani Mtonga (North East United, India), Spencer Sautu (Green Eagles), Rainford Kalaba (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Bruce Musakanya (Red Arrows), Lubambo Musonda (FC Ulisses, Armenia)
Forwards: Emmanuel Mayuka (Southampton, England), Given Singuluma (TP Mazembe, DR Congo), Ronald 'Sate Sate' Kampamba (Nkana), Evans Kangwa (Hapoel Ra'anana, Isreal), Patrick Ngoma (Red Arrows), Jackson Mwanza (Zesco United), James Chamanga (Liaoning Whowin, China)