Zambia named a 23-man squad on Tuesday for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations between January 21 and February 12 in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.
The 1974 and 1994 runners-up play Senegal in their opening Group A fixture followed by matches against Libya and Equatorial Guinea, with the pool winners and runners-up advancing to the knockout stage.
Goalkeepers: Kalililo Kakonje (TP Mazembe/COD), Kennedy Mweene (Free State Stars/RSA), Joshua Titima (Power Dynamos)
Defenders: Hichani Himonde, Francis Kasonde, Stopilla Sunzu (all Mazembe/COD), Kampamba Chintu (BIDVest Wits/RSA), Nyambe Mulenga (Zesco Utd), Joseph Musonda (Lamontville Golden Arrows/RSA), Davies Nkausu (SuperSport Utd/RSA)
Midfielders: Felix Katongo, Nathan Sinkala (both Green Buffaloes), Isaac Chansa (Orlando Pirates/RSA), Noah Chivuta (Free State Stars/RSA), Rainford Kalaba (Mazembe/COD), Christopher Katongo (Henan Jienye/CHN), Chisamba Lungu (Ural Oblast/RUS), Clifford Mulenga (Bloemfontein Celtic/RSA), Jonas Sakuwaha (El Merreikh/SUD)
Strikers: James Chamanga (Dalian Shide/CHN), Evans Kangwa (Nkana), Emmanuel Mayuka (Young Boys/SUI), Collins Mbesuma (Golden Arrows/RSA)