Zambian striker Mwiya Malumo scored a brace for the Wigan u18 side for the second week running and the Portugal based duo of Martin Luther King Chibambo and Kenneth Kalunga also found the back of the net for their clubs.
Elsewhere Jacob Mulenga scored a goal for his new employers before signing on the dotted line on his 34th Birthday . All this and more, in the most comprehensive wrap up showcasing performances of Zambian Footballers abroad over the past weekend, enjoy!
In the BTC Premiership, Richard Musheke [Goalkeeper] was an unused substitute for the Sharps Shooting Stars side that beat Sankoyo Bush Bucks 1-0.
Former Red Lions striker Ronald Chikomo [CR7] was an unused substitute for the Orapa United side that managed a 1-0 victory over Gaborone United.
Zebron Njobvu [Zebron Ndjovu – Midfielder] and his Black Forest teammates had an off weekend.
In the Debswana FDN, Christopher Musonda scored one of the goals that helped the Sua Flamingos side record a positive 4-0 win over Maphatshwa FC.
Bitwell Phiri and his BDF XI teammates had an off weekend.
Lineker Mwiikisa and Thomas Nyirenda [Ferroviario da Beira] had an off weekend.
Elsewhere in Mozambique, it was an off weekend for Gomezani Mkandawire and his ENH Vilankulo teammates.
RD CONGO 🇨🇩
In the Linafoot, Zambian defender Chongo and midfield maestro Rainford Kalaba [Rainford kalaba 17] both featured for the TP Mazembe side posted a narrow 1-0 victory over FC Saint Eloi Lupopo. Nathan Sinkala did not feature for Mazembe.
SOUTH AFRICA 🇿🇦
The Pitso Mosimane’s drilled Sundowns side grinded out a 1-0 Nedbank Cup win over Cape Town All Stars. Zambia National Team goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene was an unused substitute for Sundowns.
It was an off weekend for Lewis Macha and his Baroka FC teammates
Zambian defensive midfielder Salulani Phiri and his Polokwane City teammates had an off weekend.
Justin Shonga set up both goals for the Orlando Pirates side that claimed a 2-0 victory over Ajax Cape Town. Fellow Zambian, Rodrick Kabwe was on the opposite end and he put in a full 90 minute shift for Ajax.
Davies Phiri [Divers Goalkeeper skool] GK coach for the Amazulu and his Amazulu side had an off weekend following their midweek Cup win over Mthatha Bucks.
Mukuka Mulenga has put football on hold for now.
Collins ntofontofo mbesuma king David will soon be signing on the dotted line at a yet to be named club. You’ll hear it first from us. He is though in the meantime keeping fit while he awaits his South African residency papers.
In the NFD, Mwape Musonda and his Black Leopards teammates had an off weekend.
Zambian winger Clifford Mulenga and his Jomo Cosmos teammates had an off weekend.
Davies Nkausu and his Ama Tuks [University Of Pretoria] teammates had an off weekend.
Zambian attacking midfielder Chileshe Kangwa and his Mthatha Bucks teammates had an off weekend.
Mike Lota [Highlands Park] had an off weekend.
THE KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND 🇸🇿
Zambian coach Texan Phiri is and his Tambuti lads had an off weekend.
Isaac Steven Mwanza and his Manzini Wanderers teammates had an off weekend.
Zambian attacking midfielder Michael Musonda and his Mbabane Highlanders teammates had an off weekend.
The George Lwandamina coached Young Africans side drew first blood when they beat Islanders Saint Louis Suns 1-0 in Dar es Salaam, in their CAF Champions League 1st leg encounter. Zambian striker Obrey Chirwa featured for Young Africans and was guilty of missing a first half penalty.
Elsewhere in Vodacom Premier League, former Red Arrows striker Lubinda Mundia was not included in Hans van der Pluijm Singida United team that dropped all three points following their 1-0 home defeat when they hosted Stand united.
Shadreck Peter Mayembe and his FC Platinum teammates were condemned to a 3-0 defeat in their CAF Champions League encounter against Deportivo Agosto. Zambian referee Audrick Nkole officiated the game.
Zambian wing wizard Lubambo Musonda is in Cyprus with his Gandzasar Kapan teammates for their mid-season preparations.
In the Austrian Bundesliga, CAF 2017 Young African Footballer of The Year Patson Daka Jnr was an unused substitute for the log-leading Red Bull Salzburg side that collected maximum points following their narrow 1-0 win away at Rheindorf Altach. Mecurial midfielder Enock Mwepu did not travel with the team [Red Bull Salzburg].
In the Jupiler Pro League, Zambian midfield general Emmanuel Banda was not included in the match day squad for the KV Oostende side that beat giants RSC Anderlecht 2-0.
ZESCO United Right Back, Shemmy Mayembe is still on trial at Hajduk Split.
Claude Maurice Kaya and his Kraluv Dvur teammates are currently off season.
Valance Nambishi and his Silkeborg IF teammates are on season break.
Charles Manana and his Randers U19 teammates are on their season break
Zambian striker Mwiya Malumo bagged a brace for the second week running for the Wigan Athletic U18 side that thrashed Morecambe 9-0 in a Youth Alliance encounter.
In the Evo-Stik Northern Premiership, Zambian winger Joe Mwasile and his Nantwich Town teammates had their match against Matlock Town postponed owing to a waterlogged pitch.
Frankie Chisenga Musonda put in the Man of The Match performance for Oxford United in the Vanarama League match vs Hemel Hempstead Town. Frankie has been included in the League’s Team of the Week as well.
The Chaka Zimba captained Blackburn Rovers U16 side laboured to a 2-1 win over Derby on Friday and he was an unused for the U18s the following day.
It was an off weekend for Troy Chiabi and his AFC Wimbledon U-15 teammates.
It was an off weekend for Tom Chiabi and his Millwall FC U-15 teammates.
Emmanuel Mukuka and his Tikkuliran Pallosuera teammates are currently off season.
Zambian defender Emmanuel Mbola saw 90 minutes of action for the Hapoel Ra’anana side that shared the spoils [1-1] with Hapoel Haifa. AFCON 2012 Golden Boot winner Emmanuel Mayuka finally got his paperwork sorted and he was an unused substitute for Ra’anana.
Elsewhere in Israel, Zambian attacking midfielder Klings Kangwa scored a goal that helped the Hapoel Be’er Sheva U19 side that recorded a 3-2 defeat in their League encounter against the Maccabi Netanya U19 side.
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 🇮🇪
BJ Banda and his Finn Harps teammates are winding up their pre-season.
In the Ledman LigaPro, a late strike from Guinea Bissau striker Amadu Ture three minutes after coming off the bench rescued a point for the Sporting Clube da Covilha side that drew 1-1 in their away encounter at Nacional. Zambian striker Moses phiri did not travel with the team for the encounter.
Over in the AF Aveiro Compeonato de Safina, former IKast FS winger Kenneth Kalunga scored the second goal of the match in his 90 minutes of action for the SC Esmoriz side that picked up their second win in a row by beating Sporting Clube Paivens 2-0.
Elsewhere in the AF Aveiro Compeonato de Safina, Martin Luther King Chibambo scored a brace for the SC Alba side that settled for a 3-3 draw with Sporting Club Vista Alegre.
It was an off weekend for the Zambian duo of Evans Kangwa [Evans Kangwa Official] and Sunzu Stoppila who are currently on pre-season with their Arsenal Tula teammates in Turkey.
Elsewhere, Spartak-2 Moscow striker Fashion Sakala jnr has made tremendous progress and has since returned to Cyprus to link up with his Spartak-2 Moscow teammates much to the delight of their head coach Dmitri Gunko. The Doctors have given the Sakala all clear and he could make his return from injury as early as this week.
In the Ladbrokes Premiership, Belgium-born midfielder of Zambian descent Charly Musonda Jr played the first 65 minutes of the match for the Brendan Rodgers coached Celtic side that edged Patrick Thistle 3-2 at Celtic Park.
Elsewhere in Scotland, it was an off weekend for Mainza Mutenge and his Motherwell U-15 teammates.
Joseph Lungu is in the Country sorting out his Visa for Turkey were he is expected to join his FK Poprad teammates for their winter training camp.
Tika Musonda and Lamisha Musonda had an off weekend. [UE Llagostera]
Edward Chilufya featured for the Djugardens IF side that wrapped up their pre-season with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Bodo/Glimt. Senegalese striker Aliou Badji scored the goal of the match which was a volley in the 88th minute.
Ezra Chime is currently off season.
In the Spor Toto Super Lig, Alanyaspor dropped closer to relegation waters following their 2-1 home defeat against a Samuel Eto’o led Konyaspor attack. Eto’s scored one of the goals for Konyaspor and sadly for Zambian interests, midfield magician Chisamba Lungu missed the game owing to a knock.
In the lower Leagues, Yasin Bas goal was all that settled matters for the Zagnosspor side that returned to winning ways when they beat Cayelisspor 1-0. Zambian striker Jerry Simfukwe featured for Zagnosspor.
THE NETHERLANDS 🇳🇱
Zambian-born midfielder of Dutch descent Guus Til was not included in the match day squad for the AZ Alkmaar side that played out to a goalless [0-0] draw with VVV Venlo.
Over in the 4th tier, it was an off weekend for Keith Mpishi and his DVS ErMelo Academy teammates.
THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA 🇸🇦
In the Dawry Jammel League, Al Fateh had to do without Zambian attacking midfielder Saith Sakala who is currently on the mend [injury] for the League encounter against Al Shabab. Fateh won the match 1-0 and it sent them up into 9th spot on the log table.
Midfield anchorman Josam Muwowo put in a full 90 minute shift for the Dianella White Eagles side that beat Shield 2-1 in a Night Series Pre-season Friendly encounter.
James Chamanga and Jacob Mulenga both featured for the Lioaning Kaixin side that wrapped up their pre-season in the UAE by beating UAE outfit Al Hamriyah 2-0. Mulenga iced it up by completing his move to Liaoning on Monday morning, right on his Birthday penning a 2 year deal with the Shenyang outfit, he later left for his base in Holland to organise himself and will later join his teammates in China after a week.
Ndumba Makeche is on the verge of joining a new club.
In the T3, Noah Chivuta set up one the goal for the Ayutthaya United side that kicked off their season by beating Sa Kaeo 1-0 in an away encounter.
Charles Renken [Charles Renken Fan’s] and his Seattle Sounders 2 teammates are currently enjoying the off season.
It was an off weekend for Zambian coach Rumbani Andrew Munthali and his Sporting Kansas U17 team, they are currently off season.
Joel Kazhila and his Omavs teammates are currently off season.
Mutaya Mwape and his Lindsey Wilson College teammates are currently on their season break
Museba Mwape and his Vermont Academy teammates are currently on their season break.
Yuki Mshoka and his Grace Men’s Soccer teammates are off season, same goes for fellow Zambian national Joe Kateule who is the Assistant coach for the Men’s Team at the Campus.
*Cover photo shows Zambian striker Jacob Mulenga with a Liaoning kaixin official completing his move to the Shenyang based outfit.
Compiled by the Chipolopolo Die Hards Admin Team