Zambia will pitch camp in Johannesburg to prepare for next Friday’s crucial 2014 Brazil World Cup qualifier in Kumasi.
The Chipolopolo had initially planned to trim the rough edges in Abidjan, Ivory Coast but have opted for the traditional camping venue in South Africa.
Football Association of Zambia president Kalusha Bwalya has confirmed the team will leave for Johannesburg on Thursday.
Zambia are leaving nothing to chance as they need a win to emerge Group D winners and advance to the playoff stage.
The 2012 African champions are one point behind the Black Stars, who will top the pool with a draw.
Herve Renard’s side beat Ghana 1-0 in the corresponding fixture played in June last year in Ndola.