Mwepu, Daka to face King Kalu’s former teams rivals in Europa League
Zambian midfielder Enock Mwepu and Striker Patson Daka will face Belgian opposition in the UEFA Europa League after their Club Redbull Salzburg were drawn against Club Brugge, Rivals of Zambian icon Kalusha Bwalya’s former club Cercle Brugge.
Mwepu made his UEFA Europa League debut last match Day in the 2-1 win over Celtic Glasgow.
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Salzburg finished top of group B with 18 points winning all the six games beating Celtic Glasgow, RB Liezpig and Rosenborg BK home and away.
This was the third time the Austrian Bundesliga champions managed to win all their group stage games in the competition (2009, 2013 and 2019).
Their opponents Brugge dropped from the UEFA Champions League after finishing third in Group A behind Borrusia Dortmund and Athletico Madrid.
Salzburg will travel to Belgium to play Brugge at the Jan Breydel Stadium, which has a capacity of 29,062 and is shared with rivals Cercle Brugge.
Kalusha Bwalya played at Jan Breydel Stadium between 1985 and 1989 with Cercle Brugge scoring 30 goals in 95 appearances.
Here are the UEFA Europa fixtures!
Viktoria Plzen vs Dinamo Salzburg
Club Brugge vs FC Salzburg
Rapid Wien vs Inter Milan
Slavia Praha vs KRC Genk
FC Krasnodor vs Bayer Leverkusen
FC Zurich vs Napoli
Malmo FF vs Chelsea
Shakthar vs Eintracht Frankfurt
Celtic FC vs Valencia
Rennes vs Real Betis
Olympiacos vs Dynamo Kyiv
Lazio vs Sevilla
Fenerbahce vs Zenit
Sporting vs Villarreal
Bate Borisov vs Arsenal
Galatasaray vs Benfica
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