Players abroad: Mwepu plays in defense, Action for Daka, Banda, Sunzu and Sakala
Zambian players abroad were in action in midweek in both Cup games and League games. Enock Mwepu put in a full shift in a defensive role helping Salzburg to win and keep a clean sheet.
In Austria, Midfielder Enock Mwepu put a full shift for Redbull Salzburg in an unfamiliar right back position accounting well for himself. Striker Patson Daka replaced Ray Yabo just after 34 minutes and both helped Redbull Salzburg to a one nil win in the UNIQAÖFBCup over SC Austria Lustenau.
Japanese Striker Takumi Minamino scored the lone goal in the 74th minute.
Elsewhere, Striker Brian Mwila played the last 21 minutes for his Austrian Bundesliga club SC Rheindorf Altach who suffered a huge three nil defeat at the hands of LASK Linz.
In Armenia, Lubambo Musonda and his Gandzasar Kapan team mates suffered a two nil defeat at the hands of Shirak. They have now gone four games without a victory.
In Belgium, Fashion Sakala played the full ninety minutes for KV Oostende in their 4 nil defeat to Club Brugge. Midfielder Emmanuel Banda came from the bench to play the last 27 minutes
In France, Defender Stophila Sunzu put in a full ninety minute shift for FC Metz who were handed a 2-1 defeat in the Coupe de la Ligue by Amiens SC.
In Sweden, Zambia U20 national team striker Edward Chilufya was an unused substitute for Djurgården who managed a two nil win over IFK Göteborg in the Swedish Allsvenskan league.
In Russia, Former Nkana striker Evans Kangwa was an unused substitute for Arsenal Tula who managed a two nil win over Akhmat Grozny in the Russian Cup.
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