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Zambian duo get Germany opposition in UEFA Europa League round of 32

Zambian duo of striker Patson Daka and midfielder Enock Mwepu will face Germany opposition in the UEFA Europa League after Red bull Salzburg was drawn against Eintracht Frankfurt in the round of 32.

The Zambian Super duo will travel to Germany with their teammates for the first leg on 20th February 2020 with the return set for a week later.

Salzburg dropped to the second most prestigious European club competition after finishing second in Group E of the Champions League while Frankfurt finished second behind Arsenal in Group F of the Europa League.

Both teams have reached the semifinals of the Competition in the recent past, Salzburg in the 2017/18 campaign losing to the runners up Olympique de Marseille.

Frankfurt reached the semifinals of last season’s competition and only lost to eventual Champions, Chelsea in the semifinals.

Mwepu made his debut in the Europa League on December 13th when he started in a group match against Scottish outfit Celtic.

Patson made his debut two years ago when he came from the bench to play 34 minutes in Redbull Salzburg’s four-nil thrashing of Romanian Champions FC Viitorul on 24th August 2017.

The 2017 CAF young player to the year has already scored in the Competition, Early this year when he produced a man of the match performance netting a brace to lead the Austrian Bundesliga Champions into the round 16 of the UEFA Europa League with a 4-0 win over Club Brugge, 5-2 on aggregate.

 

 

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