Players abroad- Lifumpa and Jacob on target on a goal drought weekend
CHIPOLOPOLO|It is important to know how Zambian foreign-based players are actively involved in their respective Clubs as Zambia has a busy schedule ahead in qualifiers of the 2022FIFA World Cup, 2021AFCON, 2020CHAN,2019 U23AFCON and TOKYO 2020 U23 World Cup.
The ZamFoot Crew have made a selected compilation of players involvement between Friday, August 9th and Sunday August 11th,2019:
SWEDEN| Started the match being rested in the 66th minute, in Djurgarden’s 4-0 home thumping of 10-men Sirius.
POLAND| Put in a full ninety minute shift for Slask Wroclaw in their 3-1 away win over Lech Poznań on Friday August 9th.
SOUTH AFRICA|Played full game in Orlando Pirates away defeat to Green Eagles.
TANZANIA|Played full game in Simba SC’s goalless away draw to UD Songo in the CAF Champions League.
SOUTH AFRICA|Played the full ninety minutes in Kaizer Chiefs’ 1-0 home win in the PSL.
AUSTRIA|Played the first 62 minutes in Red Bull Salzburg’s 5-2 home win. Daka could not however find the back of the net.
BELGIUM|Played the first 79 minutes for Oostende 2-0 home defeat to Club Brugge.
The loss was the first for Oostende this season. South African poster boy Percy Tau scored the second goal for Brugge created by Senegalese wonder kid Krepin Diatta.
SOUTH AFRICA|Played the first 80 minutes for Orlando Pirates 1-0 away defeat in CAF Champions league.
AUSTRIA|Came on as a 79th minute substitute for Minamino but went on to be yellow-carded 5-minutes later ,in Red Bull Salzburg’s 5-2 home win.
He was also involved in the build up to the fourth goal. Norwegian teenage sensation Erling Halaand scored a hatrick.
10. Stophila Sunzu
FRANCE|Chipolopolo defensive kingpin Stophila Sunzu put in a full ninety minute shift for FC Metz in their 1-1 draw away at Strasbourg
RUSSIA|Winger Lameck Banda came from the bench to play the last five minutes for Arsenal Tula in their one nil home win over Ufa.
12. Klings Kangwa was an unused substitute.
13. Lifumpa Mwandwe
WALES|Zambia U20 national team striker Lifumpa Mwandwe scored the opening goal for NewtownAFC in their 2-0 win over AmmanFord AFC in the Nathaniel MG cup.
— Newtown AFC (@NewtownAFC) August 10, 2019
14. Jacob Mulenga
CHINA| Former Chipolopolo scored a consolation goal for Liaoning Kiaxin in their heavy 4-1 defeat at the hands Zhejiang Greentown.
15. Obbrey Chirwa
The former Konkola Mine Police striker and his AZAM team mates suffered a one nil loss at the hands of Fasil Kenema.
16. Brian Mwila
AUSTRIA|Did not play in Altach 2-1 away defeat.
BELGIUM|Did not play in Oostende 2-0 home defeat to Club Brugge.
SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Orlando Pirates 1-0 away defeat to Green Eagles in the Caf Champions League.
19. Salulani Phiri
SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Polokwane City’s 1-0 home win PSL. He is still recovering from an injury.
SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Black Leopards 1-0 away defeat to Kaizer Chiefs.
SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Black Leopards 1-0 away defeat to Amakhosi. He just made his switch to Lidoda Duvha hence yet to make his debut.
22. Evans Kangwa
RUSSIA|The former Nkana striker is still recuperating from an injury.
23. Gamphani Lungu and Billy Mutale SOUTH AFRICA|There was no action for the former Power dynamos duo as Supersport United will only be in action on Wednesday against the Buccaneers.
24. Chipolopolo first Choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was a left out of the Mamelodi Sundowns match day squad for the 2-1 CAF Champions league preliminary round away loss to Otôho d’Oyo.
25. The TP Mazembe contingent of Rainford Kalaba, Nathan Sinkala, Kabaso Chongo and Thandi Mwape were on break over the weekend as TP Mazembe are on bye.
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