Janza has recalled Mbesuma along with 16 other foreign based players who have sneaked their way into the 28 man squad published Monday.
Mbesuma currently plying his trade at South Africa Premier Soccer League side Mpumalanga Black Aces has lately gained rich vein of form, according to reports from the rainbow nation.
Last week, Black Aces website lavished praise on the 30-year old Zambia burly forward describing his current work rate as outstanding.
“Since his arrival at Aces before the beginning of the season, Mbesuma has re-invented himself as a team player where he offers more than just scoring goals.
The striker already has an assist in Amazayoni colours and his work rate has been outstanding,” reported the website.
Zambia faces Mozambique Saturday this week and Cape Verde four days late.
Another player who has been considered after lengthy without kicking the ball on the international stage is midfielder, Fwayo Tembo currently based in Romania.
Kondwani Mtonga who joined an India-based club has also been considered but his compatriot Isaac Chansa also based in the cricket craze nation has been left out from the squad.
Two rookies, defender Kayawe Kapota and striker Larry Bwalya who propelled Zambia to Africa Youth Championship for under- 20 to be hosted by Senegal next year have also made it into the squad.
But the team’s (Zambia under-20) playmaker Lubambo Musonda who recently signed for Armenia side Ulisses Football Club has not got Janza nod.
Zambia booted out sworn rivals Malawi on 3-1 aggregate score-line over the week end in Lusaka.
During the first leg played in Malawi the visitors (Zambia) shocked their host 2-1 then followed up with a 1-0 win in Lusaka Saturday.
Again over the week end, the Zambia senior nation team had a boost ahead of AFCON qualifiers when it chalked a 3-1 victory in an international friendly against Sudan.
This was Janza’s first time assignment on the touchline since his recent appointment as the team’s interim coach by the country’s FA.