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Players abroad- Mulenga on target as Mwepu eyes Europa League debut

Zambian players abroad have continued impressing and on Wednesday it was again Augustine Mulenga making headlines as he scored for his Orlando Pirates side. In Europe midfield ace Enock Mwepu is hoping to make his UEFA Europa League debut.

And on a bit of a sad note Striker Patson Daka missed the trip to Germany due to an illness.

South Africa- Zambian winger Augustine Mulenga was on target in South Africa for his PSL out-fit Orlando Pirates continuing his fantastic form .

Mulenga put the Sea Robbers in the lead just eight minutes into the match as got on the end of a Thembinkosi Lorch long pass and finished off coolly. Pirates added a second in the 16th minute through Maela but Ayanda Patosi scored twice in the second stanza, first volleying the ball into the roof of the net after a chest control then he added a direct free-kick from 24 yards out to draw Cape Town City level.

Striker Justin Shonga came on with six minutes left to play but he could not help Pirates to victory, 2-2 the match ended.

Chipolopolo first choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was an unused substitute for Mamelodi Sundowns who narrowly beat Golden Arrows by a lone goal.


Midfield ace Enock Mwepu is looking to make his UEFA Europa League debut this evenning when his Austrian Club Redbull Salzburg takes on Germany club RB Leipzig at the Redbull Arena.

Mwepu made the bench in a number of Europa League matches for Salzburg last season but his yet to make his debut. The match is Salzburg’s first match of the group stage.

Striker Patson Daka will resume training today because he was down with an illness hence he was left behind.

The Austrian Champions are in group B alongside Leipzig, Celtic and Rosebog.


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