Thursday, July 25, 2024

Mwepu features in Brighton’s stalemate with Norwich City

Zambia’s captain Enoch Mwepu came off the bench to make his second league appearance of the year in the English Premier League.

The 24-year-old was introduced in the 79th minute in Brighton’s goalless stalemate with Norwich City on Saturday.

The Computer ‘assessing’ the situation at the American Express Community Stadium prior to today’s match kick-off.

Mwepu’s last league appearance came on January 2nd against Everton.

He last senior appearance was on January 8 in the FA Cup against West Bromwich Albion

Having returned from a knock in the first week of March, Mwepu made the bench against Spurs.

He then featured in an under-23 match against West Ham prior to the international break.

Enock Mwepu captained the Chipolopolo Boys in the recent international friendlies. He was withdrawn at half time against Benin and played 61 minutes against Congo.

The former Kafue Celtic, Power Dynamos and Napsa Stars midfielder then travelled to Turkey to link with his international colleagues.

He featured in both matches against Congo and Benin.

Having clocked around 106 minutes for Zambia in Antalya, the highly rated midfielder was given 11 minutes to build his fitness against Norwich.

This was Mwepu’s 12th league appearance in his debut EPL season. He has scored two goals in all competitions.

Brighton are 13th on the log with 34 points.

Elsewhere in England, Patson Daka made a late cameo in Leicester City’s 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

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