Zambia will have little time to prepare for next Friday's all-important qualifier against Ghana as their players are scattered on the globe.
This present travel challenges for them to join the team's camp in Johannesburg, South Africa which begins on Thursday.
Captain Christopher Katongo plays in China with Henan Jianye and James Chamanga is also in the books of Liaoning Whowin.
Defender Noah Chivuta must travel all the day from Thailand to join the team.
Midfielder Chisamba Lungu must fly in from FC Ural, Russia to join Herve Renard's side pre-match camping.
Striker Fwayo Tembo of Astra Giurgiu in Romania has also been invited.