The DR Congo coach Claude Leroy has recalled Lomana LuaLua for a friendly against Tunisia next week.
LuaLua missed the last match after being struck down by malaria
LuaLua returns for game on 11 November near Paris after missing the Simbas' last match through a bout of malaria.
Leroy has announced a squad of 40, which is also the shortlist for next year's African Nations Cup.
The Congolese are to train in France later this month and will stage a camp in Tunisia in January before going to Egypt for the Nations Cup finals.
Goalkeepers: Pascal Kalemba (AS V Club), Kidiaba Muteba (TP Mazembe Englebert), Alain Kizamba (Daring Club Motema Pembe)
Defenders: Zindame Bhana (DCMP Virunga), Heritra Ilunga (St Etienne, France), Tshamalenga Kabundi (FC St Eloi Lupopo), Jean-Paul Kamudimba (Grimsby Town, England), Ngandu Kasongo (TP Mazembe Englebert), Mayasisilwa Lubanzadio (SC Cilu), Cyrille Mubiala (Ajax Cape Town, South Africa), Makela Nlandu (TP Mazembe Englebert), Dituabanza Nsumbu (AS V Club), Patrick Tabu (TP Mazembe Englebert), Lenkembe Yeye (AS V Club)
Midfielders: Mbezi Bedi (FC Belor), Ilunga Diba (SCOM Mikishi), Ngasanya Ilongo (Daring Club Motema Pembe), Christian Fuanda Kinkela (Amiens, France), Lupembe Masudi (AS Kabasha), Franck Matingou (Bastia, France), Zola Matumona (AS V Club), Mbuta Mbala (Yverdon, Switzerland), Marcel Mbayo (Sakaryaspor, Turkey), Mutamba Milambo (AS V Club), Tresor Mputu (TP Mazembe Englebert), Tshitenge Mukandila (TP Mazembe Englebert), Kalume Noli (Daring Club Motema Pembe), Tshinyama Tsholola (Ajax Cape Town, South Africa)
Strikers: Gladys Bokese (Daring Club Motema Pembe), Lutula Eale (FC St Eloi Lupopo), Molota Kabangu (TP Mazembe Englebert), Alain Kaluyituka (AS VC Club), Lomana LuaLua (Portsmouth, England), Basisila Lusadisu (AS Cilu), Lelo Mbele (Orlando Pirates, South Africa), Bezwa Mbokani (TP Mazembe Englebert), Kabamba Musasa (Istanbulspor, Turkey), Shabani Nonda (Roma, Italy), Maleko Nzuzi (Dragons), Diouf Tambwe (AS Virunga).