Sunday, July 14, 2024

Mwepu Begins Preseason Training with Cadiz CF

Chipolopolo striker Francisco Mwepu and his Cadiz CF teammates on Saturday kicked off their preseason training camp at Ciudad Deportiva. 

The Yellow Submarine had double sessions with a more physical part in the morning before an afternoon session that included ball work. 

In the afternoon session they team did different rondo exercises, passing circuits and matches in reduced spaces to work on possession and pressure. 

Mwepu was again involved this morning in the team’s third session of the preseason which was conducted behind closed doors.

The team has set up a number of friendly matches including RCD Espanyol on Sunday, July 23rd and Las Palmas on July, 28th both in Marbella. 

Mwepu recently signed a contract extension with the Spanish La Liga side keeping him in Andalusia until 2026. 

Prior to his move to Spain, The 23 year old spent two seasons at Austrian Bundesliga side, SK Puntigamer Sturm Graz.

He was an influential member of the Zambia Under-20 side between December 2017 and December 2019 helping the team to a COSAFA U-20 title in 2019 as the teams top goalscorer.

Mwepu who is the younger brother to medically retired Chipolopolo former captain, Enock Mwepu made his La Liga debut on matchday 36 last season against Villarreal. 

He played 28 games with Mirandilla and scored seven goals.

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