Ukraine: Shemmy Mayembe puts-in a 90-minute shift as FC Mynai suffer narrow loss

Saasa Munalula | May 2, 2021

Ukrainian based Zambian International defender Shemmy Mayembe played a full 90 minutes as his side, FC Mynai lost by lone goal to third placed Zorya in a Premjer-Liha encounter.

Mayembe, who was part of the ‘Bola Na Lesa’ side that won the U20 AFCON and stormed the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Quarterfinals has been a constant feature for FC Mynai since joining the club last year September.

The former ZESCO United player has featured in 20 out of possible 24 matches.

The 23-year-old right back is fondly remembered by Chipolopolo faithful for scoring the winning goal when Zambia U20 team defeated Germany 4-3 in the round of 16 of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup after extra time.

In today’s game, a late strike from Vladsylav Kochergin in 81st minute sealed a narrow 1-0 win for Zorya over Mynai.

FC Mynai are a team campaigning in Ukrainian Premier League.

They lie bottom of the league in the only relegation place on 18 points. They are 4 points away from safety.

Next for Mayembe and team is a home fixture against Ukrainian giants and Champions League regulars, Shakhtar Donetsk; followed by a season closer against Vorskla.

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