Mbesuma back in Zambia squad
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 Collins Mbesuma has earned a recall to Zambia's squad for their two FIFA World Cup qualifiers in June.

The South Africa-based striker, who previously played or clubs in England, Turkey and Portugal, is join by China-based James Chamanga in the squad which was announced by coach Herve Renard on Thursday.

Zambia have two home matches in Group C against Rwanda and Algeria on 6 and 20 June.

They follow the surprise point Zambia picked up away from home against African champions Egypt in Cairo at the start of the final phase of the African qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa.

Chamanga and Mbesuma are the only additions to the squad by Renard, who has kept faith with the team from the last qualifier. Zambia plan to train in South Africa before the match in the town on the northern copperbelt of the country.

Squad:

Goalkeepers: Kalililo Kakonje (AmaZulu, South Africa), Davy Kaumbwa (Green Buffaloes), Kennedy Mweene (Free State Stars, South Africa)

Defenders: Dennis Banda (Green Buffaloes), Hichani Himoonde (Zesco United), Chintu Kampamba (Lamontville Golden Arrows), Misheck Lungu (Budapest Honved, Hungary), Emmanuel Mbola (Pyunik Yerevan, Armenia), Nyambe Mulenga (Zesco United), Joseph Musonda (Lamontville Golden Arrows), Davies Nkausu (SuperSport United, South Africa)

Midfielders: Isaac Chansa (IFK Helsingborg, Sweden), Noah Chivuta (SuperSport United, South Africa), Rainford Kalaba (Gil Vicente, Portugal), Felix Katongo (Chateauroux, France), Jonas Sakuwaha (Zesco), Felix Sunzu (Chateauroux, France)

Forwards: James Chamanga (Dalian Hai Chang, China), Chris Katongo (Arminia Bielefeld, Germany), Emmanuel Mayuka (Maccabi Tel Aviv, Israel), Collins Mbesuma (Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa), Jacob Mulenga (Chateauroux, France), Jonas Sakuwaha (Zesco United), Given Singuluma (Zanaco), Fwayo Tembo (Etoile Sahel, Tunisia)