The striker shrugged off a knee injury to make Felice Mazzu’s squad for Tuesday evening’s opener against the Austrian Bundesliga outfit.
Samatta had been on the sidelines after copping his injury during the Taifa Stars’ World Cup qualifying clash against Burundi.
The former TP Mazembe hero joined the Smurfs three seasons ago, and has scored over 40 goals for Mazzu’s team.
In the same vein, the Democratic Republic of the Congo international Dieumerci Ndongala will be making his bow in the competition having been handed a starter’s role for the clash billed for the Wals-Siezenheim stadium.
The 28-year-old winger joined the Belgian First Division A from Standard Liege.