Francisco Mwepu was the only goal scorer at the weekend in what was a quiet weekend for many of the usual suspects abroad. Read on to find out how the Zambian players abroad fared over the weekend.
Joseph Pyele was not included in the match day squad for the JJwaneng Galaxy side that cruised to a 3-1 win in their Botwana Premier League home encounter against Morupule Wanderers.
Elsewhere in the Botswana Premier League, Zambian winger Ronel Manyanga came off the bench to play the last 4 minutes of the match for the Gaborone United side that condemned the Security Systems side to a 3-0 defeat.
RD CONGO 🇨🇩
The Zambian trio of Rainford Kalaba, Kabaso Chongo and Tandi Mwape & Alex Ngonga and all at TP are on preseason and had an off weekend.
SOUTH AFRICA 🇿🇦
Zambia’s most capped player Kennedy Mweene was on the technical bench for the Mamelodi Sundowns side playing the role of goalkeeper coach standing in for the goalkeeper coach. Mweene has seen his workload double at the club as he now plays assistant goalkeeper coach and goalkeeper. Sundowns beat Pirates 1-0 in the weekend fixture.
Rally Bwalya played the full 90 minutes of the match in midfield for the Amazulu side that came from behind to force a 1-1 draw in their home encounter against the Maritzburg United side. Former Green Buffaloes striker Friday Samu came off the bench to play the last 14 minutes of the match for Maritzburg.
The Ernst Middendorp coached Swallows FC side chalked up a 1-0 win in their home encounter against Richards Bay. Zambian striker Mwape Musonda was an unused substitute for Swallows.
The Marumo Gallants side recoded a 2-0 victory in their home fixture against the Sekhukhune United side. Zambian goalkeeper Toaster Nsabata was an unused substitute for Sekhukhune United side. Club/countrymate Rodrick Kabwe was not included in the Sekhukhune United match day squad.
Elsewhere in the DSTV Premiership, Gamphani Lungu came off the bench to play the last 14 minutes for the Gavin Hunt coached SuperSport United side that thrashed Cape Town City 2-0.
In the Motsepe Foundation Championship, Zambian striker Titus Kapijimpanga was not included in the match day squad for the MM Platinum side that ran out comprehensive 2-0 winners in their home encounter against the Black Leopards side. Zambian goalkeeper coach Sam Zenga’ Banda was on the technical bench occupying the role of goalkeeper coach
Elsewhere in the Motsepe Foundation Championship, 2 Time ABSA Premiership golden boot winner/record goal scoring Zambian in South African football Collins Mbesuma was on the technical bench for the Pretoria Callies where he serves as Assistant coach and he watched them play out to a 0-0 draw in their away fixture at Cape Town All Stars.
Over in the SAFA Tshwane Regional League [Calvin Chibwe had an off weekend.
2012 AFCON winning defender Davies Nkausu is still a Free Agent and working on his coaching badges in South Africa.
It was an off weekend for youngsters Liniker Mbesuma and Morientes Mbesuma.
In the NBC Premier League, Zambian midfield marvel Clatous Chama featured for Simba SC side that that thrashed the Sigida Big Stars side 3-1. Club/countrymate Moses Phiri is still injured and did not feature for Simba.
Former Power Dynamos midfielder Kennedy Musonda featured for the Young Africans side that beat Namungo 2-0.
Rodgers Kola is still out injured and as thus was not included in the match day squad for the AZAM side that was handed a 2-1 defeat in their fixture away at Dodoma Jiji.
Elsewhere in the NBC Premier League, Konkola Blades product Obrey Chola Chirwafeatured for the Ihefu FC side that ran out 2-0 victors in their away encounter at Tanzania Prisons.
In the Supersport HNL, Emmanuel Banda came on as a late substitute to feature for the HNK Rijeka side in their 1-1 draw against NK Osijek.
CZECH REPUBLIC 🇨🇿
Ngosa Sunzu fe was not included in the match day squad for the FK Teplice side that was handed a 5-0 bashing in their Fortuna Liga fixture against FC Banik Ostrava.
Benson Sakala featured for the FK Viagem Pribram side that recorded a 2-0 defeat in their away friendly fixture against the FC Silon Taborsko side.
Zambian youngster Claude Maurice Kaya has shelved his football ambitions for now for the Fashion industry and is now making his bread and butter on the runway.
Mpande Youth Academy product Edward Chilufya and his FC Midtylland teammates had an off weekend.
Lubambo Musonda and his AC Horsens teammates had an off weekend while on preseason in Turkey.
Zambian midfielder Valance Nambishi featured for the FC Fredericia side in their 3-0 preseason win over the Vejle BK side.
In the Srien, Zambian youngster Charles Ntambakwa Chishimba Manana [is a Free Agent, he last played for Serien side Vejgaard BK.
In the English Premier League, Patson Daka was an unused substitute for the Leicester City side that beat the Aston Villa side 4-2.
British striker of Zambian descent Chanka Zimba was an unused substitute for the Cardiff City U21 side that suffered a 3-0 defeat in their away fixture at Colchester City.
British-born defender of Zambian descent Jadel Katongo and his Manchester City U21 teammates had an off weekend.
British striker [eligible to play for Zambia] Olly Hesford was not included in the Squires Gate FC weekend squad.
British born midfielder of Zambian descent Tom Chiabi and his Sunderland AFC U21 teammates had an off weekend.
British striker of Zambian descent Troy Chiabi came on as a late substitute for the Blyth Spartans side that held on to a 1-0 win in their Vanarama National League encounter against the Leamington FC side.
Zambian Left Back Mambwe Chilufya formerly of Kendal Town is still a Free Agent.
Elsewhere in the Northern Premier League, Zambian attacking midfielder Donald Chimalilo featured for the Marske United that was condemned to a 4-2 defeat in their fixture against his former employers Guiseley AFC.
In the Midland Football League, Kafue Celtics product Chanda Mulenga was not included in the Nuneaton Griff match day squad.
Tika Musonda hard at work, working for English side Tottenham Hotspur where he serves as a Scout.
Over in the Kakkonen [3rd tier] Norwegian striker of Zambian descent Emie Olsen and his Jakobstads BK teammates are on preseason.
Zambian striker Jack Daniel Kalichi Lahne was an unused substitute for the Ujpest FC side that tasted a bitter 1-0 defeat in their NB I derby fixture against the Ferencvarosi TC side.
Zambian youngter Richard Ngoma featured for the Maccabi Netanya side in their weekend win.
Lameck Banda [US Lecce]
The Udinese U19 side shared the points after dawing 2-2 with the Atalanta U19 side. Zambian winger Mannah Chiwisa was an unused substitute for the Atalanta U19 side.
NORTHERN IRELAND 🇬🇧
South African-born Irish striker of Zambian descent BJ Banda was an unused substitute for the Larne FC side that marched on to the next round of the Irish Cup following their pulsating 4-3 postmatch penalty win over Linfield.
, Zambian born Norwegian striker Kabamba Tumba Kabalatama and his Moss FK teammates are on pre-season.
In the Liga 3, Zambian winger Kenneth Kalunga came off the bench at the 60th minute mark to play the last 30 minutes for the Lusitania de Lourossa FC side that picked up all 3 points in their away fixture at GD Resende.
Over in the AF Aveiro Campeonato Sabseg Zona Norte, Zambian striker Martin Luther “King” Chibambo played 90 minutes and was handed marching orders in second half stoppage time while in action for the ADC Lobao side that comprehensively beat the CA Agricultural Credit side 2-0.
In the Cinch Premiership, Fashion Sakala played 90 minutes of the match for the Rangers side that picked up maximum points following their convincing 3-1 home win at Ibrox when they played host to Ross County.
Zambian defender Frankie Chisenga Musonda was not included in the match day squad for the Ayr United side that slipped to a 2—defeat in their Cinch Championship encounter away at Queens Park.
Scottish-born midfielder of Zambian descent Mainza Mutenge formerly of the Shettleston FAC U20 side is a Free Agent.
Former Arsenal Tula midfielder Kings Kangwa came off the bench to play the last 27 minutes of the match for the Red Star side that battled to a 1-1 draw in their home encounter against the FK Vojvodina side.
In the La Liga SmartBank, Belgian midfielder of Zambian descent Charly Musonda Jr was not included in the match day squad for the Levante UD side that managed a 2-0 win in their fixture away at FC Cartagena.
Over in the Segunda B Segunda Federacion, Francisco Mwepu scoredfor the Cadiz B side that drew 1-1 in their home encounter against the Cartagena LU II side. Club/countrymate Peter Chikola who joined the club on Friday did not feature for Cadiz. Chikola joined Cadiz on a 4-year deal from Croatian side HNK Gorcia.
In the Tecera Division REEF, Ingoma Mwanza featured for the CF La Solana side that picked up a point on the road following a 3-3 draw in their away fixture at CD Azuqueca.
Former Brondby midfielder Arthur Sioma Sivalingene is currently a Free Agent. He is yet to make a move after having parted company with the Las Rozas CF U19 side.
Zambian goalkeeper Ezra Mwansa Chime is still on the look-out for a new club. He too like his colleague Claude Maurice in the Czech Republic could be swapping the soccer field for the Fashion Runway.
In the Credit Suisse Super League, Shamuel product Miguel Changa Chaiwa was an unused substitute for the BSC Young Boys side that played out to a frustrating 1-1 draw in their away fixture at FC Luzern.
THE NETHERLANDS 🇳🇱
Dutch goalkeeper of Zambian descent Malcom Mateyo was an unused goalkeeper for the SC Heerenveen U18 side that drew 2-2 in their away fixture against the Groningen U18 side.
Zambian winger Lifumpa ande Mwandwe played full 90 minutes for the Newtown AFC side that played out to a 1-1 draw in their friendly encounter against lower league outfit Chirk AAA F.C.
Zambian coach Josh Mulenga who is a youth coach at Goytre United had an off weekend.
Zambian winger Ntazana [Taz] Mayembe played 90 minutes for the Cardiff City U21 side that recorded a 3-0 defeat in their home fixture against the Colchester U21 side.
In the SDL, Zambian attacking midfielder Saith Sakala and his Al Lewaa teammates had an off weekend, they’ll take on Al Nahda in a League fixture on Monday afternoon.
In the UAE Pro League, Emmanuel Mwiinde and all at Hatta Club had an off weekend.
Former Jerez CF striker Nenani ‘Nani’ Banda did not feature for Dubai City FC at the weekend.
Stars of Africa [South Africa] striker Emmanuel Chisala is still in the UAE on trial with an unnamed club.
Zambian striker Ndumba Makeche and his Bayswater City SC teammates are off season.
PR CHINA 🇨🇳
Zambian defense kingpin Stoppila Sunzu is on season break and so too are his [Cangzhou Mighty Lions teammates.
All is well for former Zambian coach Noah Chivuta who is part of the technical bench at club side Nakhon Ratchasima FC.
All at Inter Miami are on pre-season and that includes Zambian defender Aime Mabika.
Zambian midfield magician Mutaya Mwape is on preseason same goes for his Chattanooga FC teammates.
In the NISA League, American-born midfielder of Zambian descent Mumbi Kwesele and all at Bay Cities FC are off season.
Elsewhere in the NISA League, Joseph Kalilwa and his New York Braveheart SC teammates are off season.
In the MLS Next Pro, Zambian – born American coach Charles Bimbe Renken [ Assistant Coach, St Louis FC 2 is on pre-season.
Elsewhere in the MLS Next Pro, Golden Mafwenta and his Real Monarchs teammates are on preseason break.
In the UPSL, Mutambo Mwalizi and his Roc City Boom teammates are off season.
Elsewhere in the UPSL, Zambian left back Reuben Phiri is off season as is the case with his [Valley Football Club Raiders teammates.
Christian Mumbi Kapanda and Mitumbi Simushi and their Pittsburgh City United teammates are on season break.
American goalkeeper [eligible to play for Zambia] Jason Smith and his Utah Valley Wolverines teammates are on season break.
American winger of Zambian descent Atef Elijah Sikazwe and his Army West Point teammates are off season.
British – born striker of Zambian descent Ingram Kusaloka and his Mount Mercy teammates are on season break.
The Zambian-born American quintet of Paul McBride, James Mcbride, Moses Kabuswe, Webby Phiri & Brian Matipa and all members of the Taylor University Trojans team are off season.
Lusaka Youth Soccer Academy product Victor Ndhlovu and all at WLU are off season.
Zambian attacking midfielder Salifyaji Mugala, and his Bethel Pilots teammates are off season.
American International School product Moodi Saadi is off season as is the case with his Wooster teammates.
Mpelembe Secondary School product Chewe Mukuka is off season and so too are his Tiffin Dragons teammates.
Horizon School product Kaliki Mupeta is off season [West Liberty Soccer]
Ryan Sinkamba and his Brevard College teammates are off season.
Rhodes Park School product Salem Mwelwa and his Wheeling University Cardinals teammates are off season.
Former Zambia U20 National Team player Peter Masikini who serves as assistant coach for the Carroll University Pioneers is off season.
Zambian national Joe Kateule who is assistant coach for the Grace College Men’s Team [GC Lancers] is off season.
Zambia-born Canadian coach Rumbani Andrew Munthali who serves as Player Development Coordinator at MLS club side Nashville SC is on season break.
Compiled by The Chipolopolo Die Hards