Players Abroad: Clatous and Shonga find the back of the net
Zambian players abroad were in action over the weekend with former Lusaka dynamos captain Clatous Chota Producing a master piece. Justin Shonga was also on target.
In DRC, Kabaso Chongo put in a full shift, Rainford Kalaba played 69 minutes while Nathan Sinkala was a second half substitute as TP Mazembe beat CS Constantine 2-0 and progress to the quarter finals of the CAF Champions League.
In South Africa, Striker Justin Shonga came from the bench to score a late goal but it was not enough as Orlando Pirates lost 2-1 away in Guinea at the hands of AC Horoya and bowed out of the CAF Champions league. Augustine Mulenga came in in the 23rd minute to play the rest of the match.
Elsewhere, Former Zanaco midfielder Salulani Phiri put in a full shift as Polokwane City held Ben McCarthy’s Cape Town City to a goalless draw.
Former Nkana captain Donashano Malama was replaced by Mark Mayambela after 31 minutes in Chippa United one all draw with Highlands Park.
Defender Billy Mutale was left out of the Supersport United match day squad for their one all draw with Kaizer Chiefs on Friday. Striker Gamphani Lungu is expected to start training this week.
Chipolopolo first choice goalkeeper Kenedy Mweene was left out of the Mamelodi Sundowns match day squad for their one nil away loss in Morocco at the hands of Wydad Casablanca.
Former Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda had an off weekend same as PSL leading goalscorer Mwape Musonda.
In Tanzania, Midfield ace Clatous Chota Chama scored a 90th minute strike to send Simba SC to the quarter finals of the CAF Champions league as they beat DRC giants AS Vita 2-1.
In Austria, Patson Daka and Enock Mwepu both were second half substitutes in Redbull Salzburg two nil win over Wacker Innsbruck Moanes Dabbur and Dominik Szoboszlai scored the two goals.
Striker Brian Mwila was left out of the Rheindorf Altach match day squad that lost 2-1 away at LASK Linz.
In Belgium, Striker Fashion Sakala played 84 minutes for KV Oostende but the Kust Boys were handed a two nil loss by Anderlecht.
In China, Jacob Mulenga played the full ninety minutes for his Chinese League one side Liaoning Kaixin who beat Nantong Zhiyun 2-1.
The 35 year Striker still searching for his first goal of the season although this was just match day two . Last season the former Chipolopolo Striker scored 14 goals in 25 games .
In England, Lifumpa Mwandwe and his Shrewsbury Town U18 team mates were held to a one all draw by Wrexham U18.
In France, Midfielder Emmanuel Banda put in a 83 minute shift for AS Beziers and celebrated his first win since joining the French League two side.
French striker Dorian Bertrand scored the only goal of the game as the second from bottom placed side beat Association Jeunesse Auxerroise 1-0.
In Israel, Defender Emmanuel Mbola put in a full shift for Bnei Sakhnin helping them hold his former team
Hapoel Ra’anana to a 2-2 draw.
In Poland, Winger Lubambo Musonda put in a full shift for his Polish side Śląsk Wrocław who suffered a narrow one nil loss at the hands of Legia Warszawa.
In Portugal, Kenneth Kalunga put in a full shift for CF União Lamas whonwejt down by a lone goal to FC Pampilhosa.
In Spain , Zambia Women football sensation Barbara Banda played the full ninety minutes for EDF Logroño who beat Madrid CFF 2-1 . The Copper Queen’s forward did not add to her tally of seven goals as her goal drought continues.