Players Abroad: Patson Daka and Mwape Musonda find the back of the net
Zambian players abroad were in action over the weekend and PSL leading goalscorer Mwape Musonda took his tally to 13 goals while Patson Daka was on target again for Redbull Salzburg.
In South Africa, Mwape Musonda scored a face saver for Black Leopards who were handed a 3-1 beating by Polokwane City. Former Zanaco midfielder Salulani Phiri put in a full shift.
Elsewhere, Former Chipolopolo coach Wedson Nyirenda was all joy on Saturday when his side Baroka FC stunned Kaizer Chiefs one nil.
Chipolopolo first choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was an unused substitute for Mamelodi Sundowns who massacred Egyptian giants Al Ahly five nil.
Justin Shonga and Augustine Mulenga put in decent shifts for Orlando Pirates who managed a narrow one nil win over Bidvest Wits.
Former Nkana captain Donashano Malama was a second half substitute in Chippa United’s one nil win over Amazulu.
Former Power dynamos duo of striker Gamphani Lungu and defender Billy Mutale had an off weekend.
In Tanzania, It was Zambian affair as SC Simba hosted TP Mazembe in a CAF Champions League quarter final encounter. Clatous Chota Chama put in a 55 minute for Simba . Rainford Kalaba put in a 57 minute shift , Nathan Sinakala was a second half substitute while Kabaso Chongo put in a full shift for the DR Congo giants.
In Austria, Striker Patson Daka came from the bench to score the second goal of the game as Redbull Salzburg beat LASK Linz by two goals to nil to open a seven point lead at the summit.
Midfielder Enock Mwepu was an unused substitute.
Elsewhere, Striker Brian Mwila was left out of the Rheindorf Altach match day squad to face Admira Wacker Mödling. Altach and Admiral settled for sharing spoils as they played out to a one all draw.
In Belgium, Forward Fashion Sakala put in a decent 63 minute for KV Oostende who came from a goal down to beat Beerschot-Wilrijk 2-1 in a UEFA Europa League play off.
In France, Chipolopolo defensive kingpin Stophila Sunzu put in a full 90 minute shift for promotion chasing FC Metz who were held to a goalless draw by Auxerre. Metz top the French Ligue 2 with 65 points , Six above second placed Brest.
Elsewhere, Midfielder Emmanuel Banda and his AS Béziers team mates ambitions of survival were handed a big blow as they suffered a 3-1 defeat away to Lorient. Béziers are still in the relegation zone and six points away from leaving the danger zone.
In Israel, Emmanuel Mbola and his Bnei Sakhnin team mates were held to a one draw by Maccabi Petah Tikva.
In Russia, Striker Evans Kangwa Kangwa put in a full shift for Arsenal Tula who played out to a goalless draw with Rubin Kazan.
In Poland, Lubambo Musonda and his Śląsk Wrocław team mates will be in action this evening against Wisła Płock in a Polish Ekstraklasa.
In Portugal, Winger Kenneth Kalunga put in a full shift for CF União Lamas
who came from a goal down to beat Mansores 3-2.
In Spain, Barbara Banda and her EDF Logrono team mates had an off weekend.