Players Abroad: Sinkala Nets, Computer Mwepu ‘Malfunctions’

Nathan Sinkala
Nathan Sinkala continued his fine form for Stellenbosch as the Africa Cup 2012 winner netted a late 86th minute goal in a 2-0 win over Chippa United in the DSTV South Africa Premiership.

The 29-year-old was in the heart of the Stellenbosch engine room.

Zambia 🇿🇲 goalie Sebastian Mwange started his first Maritzburg Utd FC match but conceded once as his new club lost 1-0 to Qatar 🇶🇦 based Mwape Musonda’s former club Black Leopards.

Former Ajax Cape Town and Zanaco man Roderick Kabwe did not featre in the match day squad for Leopards.

Sebastian Mwange of Zambia during the 2019 Cosafa Cup semifinals match between Zimbabwe and Zambia at Moses Mabhida Stadium, Durban on 05 June 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
Lazarous Kambole continues to be in the Kaiser Chiefs wilderness as the Amakhosi were held 2-2 by Golden Arrows.

Austin Muwowo
Coach Josef Zinnbauer continued to overlook Austin Muwowo in his Orlando Pirates match day squads with the increasingly frustrated 2019 Zambia 🇿🇲 Footballer of the Year not involved as the Soweto giants beat SuperSport United 2-1.

Gamphani Jones Lungu, fresh from his Chipolopolo exertions, was introduced in the 61st minute with score at 1-1 but could not influence matters as the Sea Robbers stole the three points via 24-year-old substitute Tshegofatso Mabasa.

In the Austria Bundesliga, 20-year-old forward Francisco was introduced in stoppage for SK Sturm Graz who produced a stunning 3-1 victory over champions Red Bull Salzburg.

His elder brother, the 22-year-old Chipolopolo deputy captain, Enock, codenamed “Computer” started but was shut down in the 72nd minute giving no chance for the siblings to play on opposite ends.

Enock Mwepu

Zambia 🇿🇲 hitman Patson Daka did not feature in the match day squad as he is still recuperating from the hamstring injury suffered at Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League.

Zambia 🇿🇲 striker Fashion Sakala started and lasted 66 minutes as Oostende drew 1-1 against Antwerp in the Belgium top flight.