Zambia defence kingpin Stophila Sunzu was rock solid in defence as promotion chasing Metz FC managed a 1-0 away win to US Orleans Loiret in the French ligue 2.
Metz FC have now opened a six point lead at the top and look set to gain promotion to the French ligue 1.
Metz scored the all important goal in the 34th minute through Farid Boulaya.
Legendary Zambian first choice goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene played the full ninety minutes for 2016 African Club champions Mamelodi Sundowns who were stunned 2-1 away to Nigerian champions Lobi stars in the CAF champions league fixture played this evening.
Mweene has been a regular starter for Masandawana in the absence of highly rated Ugandan goalkeeper Dennis Onyango who is out injured.
Zambian striker Ndumba Makeche scored a goal for his new Malaysian Club FA Penang who drew 2-2 against Patthalung FC in a pre season friendly match played in Thailand.
Makeche has now scored twice for his new club having scored against Hatyai a few days ago.
The 26 year old joined FA Penang on 4 January, 2019.