Players abroad- Lifumpa and Jacob on target on a goal drought weekend

By Boniface Zulu and Aaron Mubanga Jnr | August 12, 2019

CHIPOLOPOLO|It is important to know how Zambian foreign-based players are actively involved in their respective Clubs as Zambia has a busy schedule ahead in qualifiers of the 2022FIFA World Cup, 2021AFCON, 2020CHAN,2019 U23AFCON and TOKYO 2020 U23 World Cup.

The ZamFoot Crew have made a selected compilation of players involvement between Friday, August 9th and Sunday August 11th,2019:

1.Edward Chilufya

SWEDEN| Started the match being rested in the 66th minute, in Djurgarden’s 4-0 home thumping of 10-men Sirius.

2.Lubambo Musonda

POLAND| Put in a full ninety minute shift for Slask Wroclaw in their 3-1 away win over Lech Poznań on Friday August 9th.

3.Augustine Mulenga

SOUTH AFRICA|Played full game in Orlando Pirates away defeat to Green Eagles.

4.Cletous Chama

TANZANIA|Played full game in Simba SC’s goalless away draw to UD Songo in the CAF Champions League.

5.Lazarous Kambole

SOUTH AFRICA|Played the full ninety minutes in Kaizer Chiefs’ 1-0 home win in the PSL.

6.Patson Daka

AUSTRIA|Played the first 62 minutes in Red Bull Salzburg’s 5-2 home win. Daka could not however find the back of the net.

7.Fashion Sakala

BELGIUM|Played the first 79 minutes for Oostende 2-0 home defeat to Club Brugge.

The loss was the first for Oostende this season. South African poster boy Percy Tau scored the second goal for Brugge created by Senegalese wonder kid Krepin Diatta.

8.Justin Shonga

SOUTH AFRICA|Played the first 80 minutes for Orlando Pirates 1-0 away defeat in CAF Champions league.

9.Enock Mwepu

AUSTRIA|Came on as a 79th minute substitute for Minamino but went on to be yellow-carded 5-minutes later ,in Red Bull Salzburg’s 5-2 home win.

He was also involved in the build up to the fourth goal. Norwegian teenage sensation Erling Halaand scored a hatrick.

10. Stophila Sunzu

FRANCE|Chipolopolo defensive kingpin Stophila Sunzu put in a full ninety minute shift for FC Metz in their 1-1 draw away at Strasbourg

11.Lameck Banda

RUSSIA|Winger Lameck Banda came from the bench to play the last five minutes for Arsenal Tula in their one nil home win over Ufa.

12. Klings Kangwa was an unused substitute.

13. Lifumpa Mwandwe

WALES|Zambia U20 national team striker Lifumpa Mwandwe scored the opening goal for NewtownAFC in their 2-0 win over AmmanFord AFC in the Nathaniel MG cup.

14. Jacob Mulenga

CHINA| Former Chipolopolo scored a consolation goal for Liaoning Kiaxin in their heavy 4-1 defeat at the hands Zhejiang Greentown.

15. Obbrey Chirwa

The former Konkola Mine Police striker and his AZAM team mates suffered a one nil loss at the hands of Fasil Kenema.


16. Brian Mwila

AUSTRIA|Did not play in Altach 2-1 away defeat.

17.Emmanuel Banda

BELGIUM|Did not play in Oostende 2-0 home defeat to Club Brugge.

18.Austin Muwowo

SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Orlando Pirates 1-0 away defeat to Green Eagles in the Caf Champions League.

19. Salulani Phiri

SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Polokwane City’s 1-0 home win PSL. He is still recovering from an injury.

20.Mwape Musonda

SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Black Leopards 1-0 away defeat to Kaizer Chiefs.

21.Donashano Malama

SOUTH AFRICA|Did not play in Black Leopards 1-0 away defeat to Amakhosi. He just made his switch to Lidoda Duvha hence yet to make his debut.

22. Evans Kangwa

RUSSIA|The former Nkana striker is still recuperating from an injury.

23. Gamphani Lungu and Billy Mutale SOUTH AFRICA|There was no action for the former Power dynamos duo as Supersport United will only be in action on Wednesday against the Buccaneers.

24. Chipolopolo first Choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was a left out of the Mamelodi Sundowns match day squad for the 2-1 CAF Champions league preliminary round away loss to Otôho d’Oyo.

25. The TP Mazembe contingent of Rainford Kalaba, Nathan Sinkala, Kabaso Chongo and Thandi Mwape were on break over the weekend as TP Mazembe are on bye.

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