Friday, September 22, 2023

Lameck Banda makes history in Italy, Benson Sakala on target, Assists for Patson, Moses and Lubambo

It was an amazing weekend for the majority of the Zambian exports across the globe with most of them being on the winning end. 


There was history in Italy as Lameck Banda finally got off the mark for US Lecce in the Italian Serie A ™ .

There was some great news in the Czech Republic as Benson Sakala opened his goal account for his team in that country’s second division. 

Moses Phiri, Patson Daka and Lubambo Musonda set up goals while Klings Kangwa was involved in the build up. 

In South Africa, Rally Bwalya played the second half of AmaZulu’s huge 3-0 thrashing at the hands of the magnificent Mamelodi Sundowns. 

In Tanzania, Chipolopolo striker Moses Phiri set up the goal as Simba SC edged Ihefu SC 1-0. 

In China, Chipolopolo defensive kingpin Stophila Sunzu was an unused substitute for Cangzhou in their 3-3 draw with Zhejiang Professional. 

In the Czech Republic, Benson Sakala opened his goal scoring account for FC Pribram in their 1-1 draw with Chrudim.

In Denmark, Lubambo Musonda set up the second goal for AC Horsens who played to a 1-1 draw with Odense. 

Elsewhere, Edward Chilufya was a second half substitute for FC Midtjylland who played to a goalless draw with FC Randers. 

In England, Patson Daka set up a goal and won a penalty for Leicester City which Youri Tielemans missed in his 69 minute shift. 

The Foxes won 2-0, Harvey Barnes with the second goal and James Madison with the opener. 

Elsewhere, Chanka Zimba was an unused substitute for Newport who suffered a 2-1 loss away to Stockport County. 

In Italy, Lameck Banda made history as he became the first Zambian player to score in the Serie A. 

The Zambian international came off the bench to replace Gabriel Strefezza in the 71st minute and only needed 12 minutes to double the lead for US Lecce in their 2-0 win over Sampdoria. 

Lorenzo Colombo turned provider after scoring the opener as he sent Banda on the way and the former Nkwazi man made no mistake chipping the ball over the keeper to make history and seal a vital win for US Lecce.

In Scotland, Frankie Chisenga Musonda missed AYR’s 3-2 win over Hamilton. 

In the Premiership, Fashion Sakala missed FC Rangers 1-1 draw with St Mirren due to an Injury. 

In Serbia, Klings Kangwa put in a very good 66 minute shift for Red Star Belgrade who recorded a 2-1 win over Radnik. 

It was Kangwa’s blocked shot that led to the first goal as the Radnik defense failed to clear and Aleksandar Katai reacted quickly and finished off with ease. 

In Switzerland, Miguel Chaiwa was an unused substitute for Young Boys who recorded a routine 3-0 win over Luzern. 

UAE, Emmanuel Mwiinde’s FC Hatta played to a goalless draw with Al Hamriyah. 

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