Chipolopolo stars shine on foreign soil

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Zambian stars shone in various leagues across the globe with Red bull Salzburg striker Patson Daka topping the list with a man of the match performance in the Austrian Bundesliga.

Daka capped his performance with a wonder strike in his side’s 2-0 win over Austria Wien.

His compatriot Enock Mwepu was a late introduction in the 82nd minute to cap fine day for the two exports to Austria.

Elsewhere French Ligue2 outfit had Zambian defender Stoppilla Sunzu featured for 90 minutes as FC Metz recorded a 2-1 away win over Clermont.
Table topping Metz has won their opening three matches of the 2018/19 season.

In South Africa Augustine Mulenga and Justin Shonga were on the losing end of the tie as SuperSport United that featured Zambian teenager Gamphani Lungu won 3-4 on post-match penalties in the MTN Top 8 championship.

Mulenga had put Pirates ahead in the first half but turned villain with a missed penalty late in the second half.
His compatriot Shonga sparkled for some spells but was not on target.

SuperSport’s Lungu who was signed from Power Dynamos played at right back with his colleagues waxing lyrical about his performance.

Chipolopolo skipper Kennedy Mweene put in a 90 minutes shift as Mamelodi Sundowns booked an MTN Top 8 spot after a 2-0 win over Golden Arrows.

More Chipolopolo stars will be action today with Emmanuel Banda and Fashion Sakala’s KV Oostende in action at home to Genk while Edward Chilufya’s Djurgardens take on BK Hacken.

Chipolopolo coach Sven Vandenbroek is keeping tabs on foreign based players and is currently in Europe tracking their progress.

Zambia plays Namibia on September 8 in Windhoek in the 2018 Cameroon Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.


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    August 13, 2018 at 9:08 am

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