Zambian striker Patson Daka Jnr scored the first goal of the match and picked up the MOTM award for the Red Bull Salzburg side that managed a 2-0 Austria Bundesliga win over Austria Wien. Mecurial midfielder Enock Mwepu played the last 8 minutes of the match for Salzburg.
Bola Na esa star Patson Daka has thanked his coach for the faith showed in him after netting aganst Austria Vienna.
“The faith that my coach has shown in me gave me a lot of confidence today. I knew with the goal that I just had to score, and that’s what I did.”
The Zambia international chipped the Vienna keeper for the opening goal in a 2-0 win.
The other goal was through top scorer Munas Dabbur.
Defending Austrian Bundesliga champions Red Bull Salzburg have now gone 30 matches unbeaten at home.
Enock “Computer” Mwepu played from the 83rd minute.
Zambian defender Sunzu Stoppila put in a full 90 minutes shift for the FC Metz side that came from behind to edge Clermont Foot 63 3-2 in a French Ligue 2 encounter.
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Zambian striker Jacob Mulenga has scored his 10th goal [header] of the season for the Liaoning Kiaxin side that leads Beijing BC 1-0 in a League encounter.
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Zambian striker Mwape Musonda rescued a point for the Black Leopards side that played out to a 2-2 draw with Highlands Park
Zambian defender Joseph Lungu contributed with an assist for the FK Poprad side that thrashed MFK Strava Lubovna 7-0 in a Cup encounter.
In South Africa, Supersport United skipper and man of the match Dean Furman has praised Zambian Ghampani Lungu for a brilliant display in the MTN 8 quarter-final win over Orlando Pirates.
“I have to mention young Lungu. He was fantastic for us. He is a winger/forward but had to come in late at right back and did well for us,” Furman told Phumulani Msimbi pitchside.
Usual right back Grant Kekana failed a late fitness test forcing Zimbabwe born coach Kaitano Tembo to turn to the 20-year-old former National Assembly and Power Dynamos attacker to play defence.
There were contrasting fortunes for his fellow Zambians on the opposite end.
Justin Shonga was shuckled out of the match and replaced late in the second half.
Augustine Mulenga scored a wonderful opening goal before missing a penalty at 2-2 when best penalty taker Shonga was already substituted.
The former Zanaco man showed nerves of steel by taking a penalty in the shoot out and sent Rowen Williams the wrong way this time to atone for the regulation time miss.
But SuperSport scrapped throug the spot kicks to win 4-3 on penalties.