Defender Fackson Kapumbu has made the provisional shortlist for both the 2017 CAF Africa Player of the Year and 2017 CAF African-based Player of the Year awards.
CAF announced their preliminary shortlist on November 1 that has Kapumbu receiving his debut CAF player awards nomination.
Kapumbu is also the only Chipolopolo player on the nominees list this season.
The left-back, who joined Zesco from Zanaco this season, has been an integral part of the clubs race in the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup run that saw the Ndola team reach the quarterfinals.
Kapumbu has also served the country with distinction over the last twelve months and scored one goal in the 2018 CHAN qualifiers