Brian Mwila of Zambia challenged by Tiyani Mabunda of South Africa during the international friendly match between South Africa and Zambia at the Moruleng stadium in Rustenburg on 13 June 2017 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
Sources close to Zambia striker Brian Mwila has revealed that the player is absent from Platinum Stars with the blessings of the club.

The Zambia striker has failed to return from the Christmas break to the struggling South African Premier Soccer League sides that he joined last August on a three year deal from Green Buffaloes.

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Media reports from South Africa quoting Platinum coach Rodger De Sa say Mwila has gone AWOL.

“He is trying to sort out his future and there has been communication with the club on this matter,” a source familiar with the development said.

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Mwila was one of the big revelations of 2017 during Wedson Nyirenda’s Chipolpolo revamp while the striker was still at Buffaloes.

He finished 2017 as Chipolopolo’s top scorer with eight goals from nine games

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However, things have not gone according to plan at Platinum where his initial stay has been fraught with injuries and has yet to break his PSL drought.


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