The football association of Zambia-FAZ said it will invite some European born players with Zambian origin to the Zambia national soccer team squad before the world cup qualifiers start this June. FAZ told Diamond tv sports news that it will soon embark on looking for players outside the country with Zambian origins to play for their National team.
The Zambian FA communication manager Sydney Mungala said its aiming at building a competitive squad to ensure they qualify to the FIFA world cup for the first time.
He said they will only invite european born players who are willing to play for Zambia.
The Chipolopolo will miss out on next year’s Cameroon african cup of nations after failing to qualify to the tournament for the third consecutive time.
They have since shifted their attention to the world cup qualifiers where they are drawn in Group B with, Tunisia, Equatorial Guinea and Mauritania.
The recent poor performance by the Chipolopolo has since triggered fans to suggest that the FA casts their net wide by inviting some of the European born players to boost their squad.
Some of the players that have been making rounds on the Zambian social media platforms including English born defender Frankie Chisenga Musonda who plays in the Scottish Championship with Raith rovers fc.
The defender has scored three goals this season and named in the Scottish Championship team of the week , three times, a thing that has made many Zambian fans shower him with accolades and call on their FA to invite him.