Monday, July 15, 2024

Lubambo Musonda moves to Germany 

Chipolopolo winger Lubambo Musonda has joined Germany side FC Magdeburg from AC Horsens. 

Magdeburg who play in the 2. Bundesliga, the second tier of Germany Football, took to social media to confirm the development.

Last season, the left full-back was on loan at Silkeborg IF and played 17 games in the Danish Superliga and seven games in the Superliga championship round. 

Musonda and his team also won the Oddset Cup with a 1-0 win in the final against Aarhus GF.

Both the head coach and the Sporting Director of Magdeburg FC expressed happiness with the acquisition of the experienced Zambian international. 

Otmar Schork, Sporting Director of 1. FC Magdeburg: With Lubambo we are getting an internationally experienced player who can be used flexibly on the wings. We observed him for a long time last season and are happy that he has chosen us.”

Christian Titz, Head Coach of 1. FC Magdeburg: With Lubambo we have been able to sign an experienced, fast, dribbling player for the wings.”

Lubambo Musonda  was born on March 1, 1995 in Lusaka (Zambia). He took his first steps in football at National Assembly FC and Power Dynamos FC in Zambia. 

In August 2014, the defender moved to Armenia first division club Ulisses Yerewan, for whom he played 13 games (two goals). 

A year later he went to Gandzasar Kapan (also Armenia). In the following four years, Musonda made 98 appearances in the first division (18 goals, 25 assists) and four games in the Europa League qualifiers (one goal). In 2018, he and his team won the Armenian Cup. 

Finally, in January 2019, the 1.71-meter-tall defender moved to the Polish first division club Slask Wroclaw. In the Ekstraklasa, Musonda made 55 appearances (four assists) and one game in the qualification for the Europa Conference League. 

In August 2021, he then went to the Danish club AC Horsens, with whom he initially rose to the first division (18 second division games, one goal, two assists) and played 22 games (three goals, three assists) in the Superliga and eight games in the relegation round until his loan in August 2023. 

In August 2023, he was loaned to Silkeborg IF. 

Lubambo Musonda has played 48 international matches scoring two goals,and making  two assists.

Aaron Mubanga
Aaron Mubanga
Aaron Mubanga is a qualified Environmental Health Technologist| Editor in Chief of Zambia's biggest all local football website ZamFoot| Player manager for Copper Queens duo of Barbra Banda and Evarine Susan Katongo |Brand Ambassador for Betway|Talent Scout| Women's Football Ambassador| Blogger | Football Writer|

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