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Mwepu, Kalunga, and Lifumpa on target as Sinkala’s debut ends in defeat

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By Aaron Mubanga Jnr | February 10, 2020

Zambian players abroad were in action over the weekend with their various leagues.

Enock Mwepu and Kenneth Kalunga were on target helping their teams to record wins.

Fashion Sakala, Gamphani Lungu, Claatous Chama, and Nathan Sinkala were on the losing end while Lazarus Kambole missed out due to injury.

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In South Africa, it was cup weekend as the Nedbank Cup round of 32 took center stage.

Nathan Sinkala made his debut for Stellenbosch, played ninety minutes and also missed a penalty as they went down 5-4 on post-match penalties to Maritzburg United following a 2 – 2 draw in regulation time.

Nathan Sinkala

Lazarus Kambole missed Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 win over Royal Eagles.

Kennedy Mweene was an unused substitute while Gamphani Lungu came from the bench to play the last 16 minutes as Mamelodi Sundowns beat Supersport United 1-0.

Justin Shonga was a second-half substitute for Orlando Pirates who crashed out of the Nedbank Cup 3-2 on post-match penalties. Austin Muwowo was an unused substitute while Augustine Mulenga did not even make the matchday squad.

In DR Congo, Tandi Mwape put in a full shift, Rainford Kalaba played 75 minutes in TP Mazembe 5-1 demolition of AS Nyuki. Kabaso Chongo did not travel with the Ravens.

In Tanzania, Midfielder Clatous Chama and his Simba SC teammates were handed a shock one nil defeat by JKT Tanzania.

In Austria, Enock Mwepu scored the third goal as Redbull Salzburg beat SKU Amstetten 3-0 in a UNIQAFB Cup quarter-final clash at the Ertl Glas Stadium.

Patson Daka played the first 65 minutes before being withdrawn for Sekou Koita. Masaka Okugawa and Zlatko Junuzovic scored the other goals.

In Belgium, Fashion Sakala put in a full shift but he could not help KV Oostende as they squandered a one-nil lead to losing 3-1 away at Royal Excel Mouscron.

Midfielder Emmanuel Banda was not part of the matchday squad.

In Poland, Winger Lubambo Musonda played 83 minutes helping his side lsk Wrocaw come from 2 nil down to hold Lechia Gdask on Friday.

In Portugal, Kenneth Kalunga scored the opening goal as Benfica Castelo Branco thrashed Fontinhas 6-0 in a Campeonato de Portugal Prio encounter.

In Wales, Lifumpa Mwandwe headed home from close range, as he found himself unmarked in the penalty area scoring the winning goal as Newtown AFC beat log leaders New Saints FC.