Players abroad: Fashion, Mbesuma, Mwape and Rodrick on target as Sunzu wins Ligue one promotion
Zambian players abroad were in action over the weekend and it was a goals galore for the Zambians. Fashion Sakala, Rodrick Kabwe, Collins Mbesuma and Mwape Musonda were all on target.
Stophila Sunzu won promotion to Ligue one with Metz FC while Salulani Phiri set up a goal for Walter Musona in South Africa.
In South Africa, Salulani Phiri set up Walter Musona for the opener and put a 77 minute shift for Polokwane City in their 2-0 win over Highlands Park.
Gamphani Lungu was a second half substitute while Billy Mutale was an unused substitute for Supersport United in their one all draw with Bidvest Wits.
Mwape Musonda scored his 15th goal of the season but it was not enough as Maritzburg United beat his Black Leopards 2-1 to make sure they continue their winless run, Five games without a win now.
Former Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda and his Baroka FC team moved further away from the relegation zone thanks to a one nil win over Amazulu. Tshediso Patjie scored the only goal of the game.
Former Nkana captain Donashano Malama was an unused substitute for Chippa United who suffered a 2 nil loss at the hands of Ben McCarthy’s Cape Town City.
In the NFD, Collins Mbesuma scored his tenth goal of the season as Maccabi beat Mbombela United 3-0 on Sunday.
Rodrick Kabwe scored a goal and put in a 65 minute shift but Ajax Cape Town gave away a one nil lead and lost the match 2-1 to dent their PSL promotion hopes.
45+1' G O A L!!!
👑King Kabwe… probably the first time we played good looking footy which leads to a great team goal!
— Ajax Cape Town (@ajaxcapetown) April 28, 2019
In Tanzania, Midfield ace Clatous Chota Chama was rested by coach Patrick Aussems but Simba SC were still strong as they beat Biashara United 2-0 thanks to a John Bocco brace.
In Tunisia, Kabaso Chongo was redcarded , Rainford Kalaba was an unused substitute while Nathan Sinkala put in a full shift for TP Mazembe who suffered a one nil loss at the hands of Espérance Sportive de Tunis in the CAF Champions league.
In Austria, Patson Daka put in a full shift while Enock Mwepu was an unused substitute as Redbull Salzburg suffered a 2-1 defeat away to Wolfsberger AC.
Brian Mwila was left out of the Rheindorf Altach match day as they hosted Wacker Innsbruck who handed them a big 4-1 defeat.
In Belgium, Fashion Sakala scored from the spot and KV Oostende to a two all draw with Sporting Charleroi in a Belgian Uefa Europa league play off round.
In France, Chipolopolo defensive kingpin Stophila Sunzu put in a full shift for FC Metz who won promotion to Ligue 1 following a 2-1 win over Red Star.
Elsewhere, Emmanuel Banda put in a 61 minute shift for AS Béziers who succumbed to a 4-2 loss at the hands of Grenoble Foot 38 .
In Israel, Defender Emmanuel Mbola put in a full shift for Bnei Sakhnin who suffered a 2-1 at home to Hapoel Haifa.
In Poland, Winger Lubambo Musonda is out injured and missed the one all draw between Wisła Kraków and his Śląsk Wrocław.
In Russia, Arsenal Tula played two games in four days beating Spartak Moscow 3-0 and then drawing 1-1 with Orenburg. Evans Kangwa was on target against Moscow and was a second half substitute against Orenburg.
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