2012 Africa Cup Winning skipper Christopher Katongo and midfileder Isaac Chansa have been drafted into the Zambian CHAN squad that have started camp in Lusaka today.
Zambia, Uganda and Mali complete the group with Zimbabwe.
33 year old Katongo is viewed as one of the best footballers ever produced in the country and his experience speaks volumes.
Katongo played for South African side Jomo Cosmos, before moving to Danish side Brøndby in January 2007. In August 2008, Katongo moved again, this time to German club Arminia Bielefeld.In July 2010, he moved to Greece to play for Skoda Xanthi.
In July 2011, Katongo signed a two-and-half-year contract with Chinese Super League side Henan Construction.
He is an Africa Cup of Nations winner and won the BBC’s African Footballer of the Year award in 2012.
Katongo currently plays for Green Buffaloes in Zambia.
Isaac Chansa also comes in with vast experience having had an illustrious career at Orlando Pirates.
Chansa and Katongo will add value and experience which they have gained in their illustrious careers.
The Zambian CHAN squad has today commenced its preparations for the 2016 Rwanda championships which kickoff on January 16, 2016.