Zambia enter camp in Lusaka today for the initial phase of training camp.
24 home-based players are expected to camp for the nine-day training camp under coach Honour Janza.
“We have extended an olive branch to all the foreign based players that are around to join camp,” Janza said.
“I know that Felix Katongo, Lubambo Musonda, Chisamba Lungu and also Aaron Katebe from Zimbabwe is here.”
The team will train from the National Heroes Stadium and will break camp on December 22 before regrouping with the foreign-based call ups on December 27.
Zambia are in Group B at the tournament to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea from January 17 to February 8.
DR Congo, Tunisia and Cape Verde are Zambia’s opponents in Group B