The Zambian National Team will fly out to Uyo on Thursday afternoon, subject to the availability of flights, and all the players summoned for the World Cup qualifier with Nigeria have reported for international duty.FC Liefering striker Patson Daka, 18, finally linked up with his international teammates on Wednesday night following their arrival in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
Players and officials of the Copper Bullets are lodged at Chelsea Hotel Abuja, but are expected to check out of the hotel in the coming hours for the last leg of their journey.
They will hold a training session for the first time on Nigeria soil this morning before their trip to Uyo.
Saturday’s crucial game between Nigeria and Zambia will be staged at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, starting from 1700 hours.
The Copper Bullets’ dream to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in their history will go up in flames if they lose to Nigeria as they will trail the Super Eagles by six points heading into their final fixture against Cameroon.