Former Power Dynamos striker Kennedy Musonda scored a brace at his new base in Tanzania, over in Europe, Zambian born Norwegian striker Bamba Kalabatama found the back of the net, in Russia, Evans Kangwa left club side PFC Arsenal Tul aafter an an impressive six years and across the iberian peninsula Ingoma Mwanza completed his move from CF Varea to CF La Solana, all this and more in the Chipolopolo Die Hards Weekend Wrap.
In the Botswana Premier League, Zambian striker Joseph Pyele was not included in the Jwaneng Galaxy match day squad that picked up a point following their 2-2 draw in their away encounter against Nico United at the Sam Sono stadium in Phikwe.
Elsewhere in the Botswana Premier League, Blue Arrows [Zambia] product Ronnel Manyanga was an unused substitute for the Gaborone United side that was held to a 1-1 draw in their away encounter against Sua Flamingos, a match that was played at the Sowa Town Council Stadium in Sowa.
Zambian striker Webster Muzaza and his Uniao Desportiva do Songo teammates are on season break and still toasting to their League triumph.
RD CONGO 🇨🇩
It was an off weekend for the Zambian quartet of Rainford Kalaba, Kabaso Chongo,Tandi Mwape, Alex Ngonga and all at TP Mazembe.
SOUTH AFRICA 🇿🇦
In the DSTV Premiership, Zambia’s most capped player Kennedy Mweene was an unused substitute for the Mamelodi Sundowns side that collected maximum points after their 2-0 home win over the Sekhukhune United side. On the opposite end, Rodrick Kabwe played 79 minutes for Sekhukhune, club/country-mate Toaster Nsabata was an unused substitute.
The Amazulu side conceded a late goal in their 1-1 derby draw against the Richards Bay side. Zambian midfield magician Rally Bwalya played 90 minutes of the match for Usuthu [Amazulu]
The Ernst Middendorp coached Swallows FC side collected a point after forcing a 0-0 draw with the SuperSport United side. Zambian striker Gamphani Lungu played 84 minutes of the match for SuperSport. Country-mate Mwape Musonda was an unused substitute for Swallows.
John Friday Samu came off the bench to play the last 19 minutes for the Maritzburg United side that recorded a narrow 1-0 loss in their DSTV Premiership encounter away at Chippa United.
In the Motsepe Foundation Championship, the Pretoria Callies side played out to a 1-1 draw in their ABC Motsepe encounter against the Baroka FC side. 2 Time ABSA Premiership golden boot winner/record goal scoring Zambian in South African football Collins Mbesuma was on the touchline as Assistant coach for Callies who are on quite a run: 5 games, 3 Wins, 1 Draw and 1 Loss.
Elsewhere in the Motsepe Foundation Championship,, Zambian striker Titus Kapijimpanga was not included in the match day squad for the MM Platinum [La Masia] side that held the JDR side to a 1-1 stalemate.
Zambian goalkeeper coach Sam Zenga’ Banda was on the technical bench occupying the role of goalkeeper coach for the Black Leopards side that drew 2-2 in their home fixture against the University of Pretoria side.
Over in the SAFA Tshwane Regional League Calvin Chibwe featured for the Orbit College Club that held Thwane to a 1-1 draw.
2012 AFCON winning defender Davies Nkausu is still a Free Agent and working on his coaching badges in South Africa.
In the NBC Premier League, Zambian midfield marvel Clatous Chota Chama featured for the Simba Sports Club side that posted a narrow 1-0 win in their home fixture against Coastal Union. Club/country-mate Moses Phiri was not included in the match day squad.
Kennedy Musonda opened his goal scoring account by scoring a brace for the Young Africans side that thrashed Rhino Rangers 7-0 in an AZAM Sports Federation cup encounter.
Rodgers Kola is still on the treatment table and did not feature for the AZAM FC side that progressed to the next round of the AZAM Federation Cup courtesy of a 4-1 win over the Dodoma Jiji side.
Obrey Chirwa was rested and not included in the match day squad for the Ihefu FC side that sailed through to the next round of the AZAM Sports Federation Cup after overcoming a spirited Namungo FC side 4-3 on post match penalties.
In the SuperSport HNL, former Djurgarden IF midfielder came off the HNK Rijeka bench to play the last 30 minutes of their narrow 2-1 win over the HNK Sibenik side.
Elsewhere in the SuperSport HNL, Prince Mumba was not included in the NK Istra 1961 weekend squad for their home ncounter against the Hajduk Split side.
CZECH REPUBLIC 🇨🇿
Ngosa Sunzu featured for the FK Teplice B side in their practice match.
Elsewhere, former Power Dynamos midfielder Benson Sakala and his FK Viagem Pribram teammates are on mid-season break.
Mpande Youth Academy product Edward Chilufya [Midtylland played for the FC Midtjylland side that whitewashed the OB side 4-0 in a practice match.
Zambian wing wizard Lubambo Musonda featured for the AC Horsens side that condemned Serbian outfit Partizan Belgrade to a 1-0 defeat in a Club Friendly encounter
Over in the NordicBet Liga, Zambian midfielder Valance Nambishi was present when the FC Fredericia side were held to a 2-2 stalemate in their Club Friendly encounter against the Silkeborg AKFUM side.
In the Srien, Zambian youngster Charles Ntambakwa Chishimba Manana formerly on the books of the[Vejgaard BK side is a Free Agent.
Zambian striker Patson Daka put in an impressive 63 minutes shift for the Leicester City side that marched on to the next round of the Emirates FA Cup courtesy of a narrow 1-0 win over the Walsall side. Nigerian international Kelechi Promise Iheanacho scored the goal for Leicester.
Chanka Zimba and his Cardiff City U21 teammates had an off weekend.
British defender of Zambian descent Jadel Katongo had an off weekend as was the case with his Manchester City U21 teammates.
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.
In the Vanarama League, the Blyth Spartans side recorded a 3-0 home defeat when they played host to the Buxton FC side. British striker of Zambian descent Troy Chiabi was not included in the Blyth Spartans match day squad.
Former Glossop North End Left Back Mambwe Chilufya is a Free Agent and on the look out for a new club.
Zambian attacking midfielder Donald Chimalilo featured for the Marske United side that slipped to a 2-0 defeat in their home encounter away at Stafford Rangers.
Former Wigan U18 striker Mwiya Malumo came off the subs bench at the 67th minute mark to play 23 minutes of the match for the Nantwich Town FC side that picked up a point of the road following their 1-1 draw with the Whitby Town side.
In the Midland Football League, Kafue Celtics product Chanda Mulenga and his Nuneaton Griff teammates had an off weekend.
Tika Musonda hard at work, working for English side Tottenham Hotspur where he serves as a Scout.
In the Kakkonen [3rd tier] Norwegian striker of Zambian descent Emie Olsen and his Jakobstads BK teammates are on season break.
Zambian striker Jack Lahne was not included in the match day squad for the Ujpest FC side that managed a 2-1 home win when they played host to the Honved FC side in a NB I encounter.
Zambian midfield stalwart Nathan Sinkala featured for the Kafr Qasim side that was handed a 5-3 defeat in their Liga Leumit away encounter at Ben Yehuda.
Richard Ngoma played the full 90 minutes of the match for the Maccabi Netanya U-19 side that returned to winning ways with a 3-1 win over the Hapoel Hapoel Rishon Le Zion.
In the Serie A TIM, Zambian winger Lameck Banda came off the US Lecce bench at he 77th minute and he went on to play the last 13 minutes of the match for the US Lecce side that suffered a 2-1 home defeat in their home encounter against the Salernitana side.
In the Campionato Primavera 1, Mannah Chiwisa played 65 minutes of the match for the Atalanta U19 side that suffered a 4-2 home defeat in their encounter against the US Lecce U19 side.
NORTHERN IRELAND 🇬🇧
In the Danske Bank Premiership, The Newry City side held Larne FC to a goalless [0-0] draw. South African-born Irish striker of Zambian descent BJ Banda was not included in the Larne FC match day squad.
The Moss FK side showed no mercy in their practice match against lower league outfit Sprint Jeloy which they won 5-0. Zambian born Norwegian striker Bamba Kalabatama scored scored the fourth goal of the match.
the Lusitania de Lourossa FC side posted a comfortable 4-0 win in their Liga 3 home encounter against the Godomar SC side. Zambian winger Kennneth Kalunga was an unused substitute for Lourossa.
In the Russian First League, Zambian striker Evans Kangwa has left club side PFC Arsenal Tula. After an impressive six years at the club. Kangwa leaves Tula having played an impressive 129 games, scoring 19 goals and contributing with 11 assists for the Tula based side.
In the Cinch Premiership, Fashion Sakala came off the substitutes bench at the 63rd minute and he went on to play 27 minutes of the match for the Rangers FC side that recorded a 2-0 victory in their home encounter against St Johnstone.
Over in the Cinch Championship, the Ayr United side moved up to second spot on the log table following their eemphatic 5-0 win away at Cove Rangers. Zambian defender Frankie Chisenga Musonda was out injured and as thus not included in the Ayr United match day squad. The Zambia FA later confirmed on Sunday morning that Frankie is back to full fitness which comes as a relief to many Zambians especially that the Africa Cup Qualifiers are on the horizon.
Scottish-born midfielder of Zambian descent Mainza Mutenge is in the Free Agency.
Zambian midfield dynamo Kings Kangwa scored the first goal for the Red Star Belgrade side that came from behind to record a 3-1 win in their Club Friendly fixture against Austrian side Austria Lustenau.
In the La Liga SmartBank, Belgian midfielder of Zambian descent Charly Musonda Jr was an unused substitute for the Levante UD side that moved up to 4th place on the log table following their narrow 1-0 win over the Burgos side.
Over in the Segunda B Segunda Federacion, Francisco Mwepu was an unused substitute for the Cadiz B side that was condemned to a 2-0 defeat in their away fixture at Recreativo Granada.
In the Tecera Division REEF, Ingoma Mwanza completed his transfer from Club Deportivo Varea to CF La Solana.
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.
Shamuel FC product Miguel Changa Chaiwa was an unused substitute for the BSC Young Boys side that picked up maximum points after they thrashed the FC Winterthur side 5-1.
THE NETHERLANDS 🇳🇱
Malcom Mateyo [Heerenveen U18]
On loan Halifax Wanderers winger Lifumpa Yande Mwandwe played 90 minutes of the match for the Newtown AFC side that recorded a 3-0 defeat in their JD Cymru away fixture at Penybont FC.
Zambian coach Josh Mulenga who is a youth coach at Goytre United had an off weekend.
Zambian winger Ntazana [Taz] Mayembe is a Free Agent.
In the SDL, Zambian attacking midfielder Saith Sakala played 90 minutes of the match for their 3-2 defeat wat at Al Entesar.
In the UAE Pro League, Emmanuel Mwiinde did not feature for the Hatta club in their weekend fixture.
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.
Zambian defender Aime Mabika featured for the Inter Miami that took on the St Louis side in a practice match which were broken down in 3 sessions of 30 minutes each.
Zambian midfield magician Mutaya Mwape contributed with an assist for the Chattanooga FC side that drew 3-3 in their preseason encounter against MLS side Atlanta United.
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 NewYork Braveheart SC teammates are off season.
Zambian – born American coach Charles Bimbe Renken who serves as Assistant Coach for the St Louis FC was with the second unit and not the first team that took on Inter Miami in a practice match.
Golden Mafwenta and his Real Monarchs teammates are off season.
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 Pillots teammates are off season.
American International School product Moodi Saadi is off eason 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