Weekend Wrap: Shonga, Mwikisa and Fashion on target as Mayuka debuts
Zambian players abroad were in action for their respective clubs . AFCON 2012 golden boot winner will Emmanuel Mayuka finally his debut on his second home coming at Rana’ana.
Justin Shonga, Lineker Mwikisa and Fashion Sakala found the back of the net as Salulani Phiri made is return from injury.
Striker Justin Shonga netted a brace for Orlando Pirates who beat Chippa United by four goals to two. Shonga was voted man of the match day squad while winger Augustine Mulenga missed the match due to injury.
Striker Lewis Macha played the last 26 minutes of Baroka FC’s 1-1 draw with Polokwane City. Midfielder Salulani Phiri who just recently recovered from injury played the last 6 minutes plus added time for his Polokwane side.
Zambia national team first choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was an unused substitute for Mamelodi Sundowns in their 1-1 draw with Supersport United.
Former Sensational Zanaco midfielder Rodrick Kabwe was left out of the Ajax Cape town match day squad that suffered a shock one nil loss away at Golden Arrows.
Former Zambia national team captain Rainford Kalaba, captained his Mazembe side in their one nil CAF super cup loss to Wydad Casablanca. Defender Kabaso Chongo also put in a full shift in central defence.
Striker Lineker Mwiikisa scored a brace and assisted another as his Ferroviario da Beira side run away three nil victors over Textil do Pungue.
Former Nkana Captain Donashano Malama put in a full shift for his Olympique Khouribga side that suffered a two nil loss at the hands of Ittihad Tanger.
Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu both put in full shifts for FC Liefering who fell short away to Blau-Weiß Linz, Two goals to one.
The Zambian starlets are on the fringes of the main team Red bull Salzburg.
Under 20 national team striker Martin Njobvu is currently attending trials at FC Liefering.
Midfielder Emmanuel Banda was introduced in added time for KV Oostende who beat Sint-Truiden by two goals to nil.
Striker Fashion Sakala scored a goal for his Spartak Moskva II side that lost to Krylya Sovetov on post match penalties in a FNL Cup encounter. The game ended level at 2 all as Moskva came from behind to score two goals. Fashion converted his spot kick.
The Russian premier league is still on recess hence Stopillla Sunzu and Evans Kangwa were not in action and will return to league action on Sunday against Akhmat Grozny.
Kenneth Kalunga put in a full shift for Sporting de Esmoriz who beat Overense by a lone goal in their Campeonato Safina AF Aveiro encounter on Sunday in the fifth tier
Elswhere Former Sensational Zanaco striker Moses Phiri was left out of the Sporting Covilhã match day squad that suffered a one nil away defeat at Famalicão.
Defender Emmanuel Mbola put in a full shift for Hapoel Rana’ana who beat Ashdod by two goals to one. Striker Emmanuel Mayuka came on in the 89th minute to replace Israeli attacker Shimon Abuhatzira who scored a brace for Rana’ana.
Edward Chilufya who has been promoted to the Djurgården IF main team was an unused substitute In their one nil win over Frej.
Winger Lubambo Musonda will be in action on thursday with his Gandzaar Kapan side that take on Ararat as the super league in that country resumes from recess.
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