Kabaso Chongo, Edward Chilufya and Fashion Sakala were on target at the weekend, and it was a good weekend for Kabaso Chongo, Rainford Kalaba, Rally Bwalya and Frankie Musonda, all this and more in the Chipolopolo Die Hards Weekend Wrap.
In the BPL, Red Lions [Zambia] product Ronald Chikomo was an unused substitute for the Security Systems side that thrashed Mogoditshane Fighters FC 4-0 in an away fixture that was played at Police College.
Elsewhere in the BPL, Motswana national Simisani Moono scored the only goal of the match for the Township Rollers side that edged Police XI 1-0. Munsanje was on the technical bench for Rollers where he serves as team doctor.
In the WE Egyptian Premier League, former Orlando Pirates striker Justin Shonga was not included in the match day squad for the smaily SC side that managed a 0-0 draw in their away encounter at El Mahalla.
Over in the Egyptian 2nd tier, former Tipton Town striker Noble Rumsey had an off weekend and is still very much at Entag El Harby SC, expect to see more of him playing in 2022.
Britain- trained Zambian coach Dan Kabwe and all at Silver Strikers are off season following a very strenuous League campaign which saw finishing second of the log table with the consolation being the FDH Bank Cup title.
Zambian midfield marvel Clatous Chota Chama was not included in the match day squad for the RS Berkane side that was held to a 0-0 draw in their CAF Confederations Cup encounter away at Rwandan outfit APR.
In the Mocambola, Zambian defensive midfielder Thomas Nyirenda and his Uniao Desportiva do Songo teammates are on season break.
Elsewhere in the Mocambola, former Kaizer Chiefs striker Lewis Macha and his Ferroviario de Nampula teammates are also on season break.
Zambian coach William Chilufya who serves as assistant coach at Tura Magic is currently on break.
Namibian – born midfielder of Zambian descent Innocent Saul Tembo and all at Orlando Pirates are on season break.
RD CONGO 🇨🇩
Versatile Zambian defender Kabaso Chongo marshaled the defense for the TP Mazembe side that posted a narrow 1-0 home win in their CAF Confederations Cup encounter against visiting South African side Marumo Gallants. Club/country-mate Rainford Kalaba featured for Mazembe but Tandi Mwape was not included in the match day squad.
SOUTH AFRICA 🇿🇦
Zambian goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene came on as a 90th minute substitute replacing midfielder Hashim Domingo after Dennis Onyango was handed a red card for the Mamelodi Sundowns side that posted a convincing 2-0 win over Sekhukhune United. Country-mate Toaster Nsabata was on the opposite end in goal for Sekhukhune.
Former Orlando Pirates attacking midfielder Augustine Mulenga came on in the 69th minute off the .bench to play the last 21 minutes of the match for the Amazulu side that settled for a 1-1 draw in their DSTV Premiership encounter against Maritzburg United.
The Zambian duo of Austin Muwowo and Mwape Musonda were both not included in the match day rsquad for the Moroka Swallows side that was handed a humbling 2-0 defeat in their DSTV Premiership home derby encounter against Kaizer Chiefs. Former ZESCO United striker Lazarus Kambole was an unused substitute for Chiefs.
Gamphani Lungu and his SuperSport United teammates had an off weekend.
Legendary Zambian goalkeeper Davies Phiri was on the technical bench for the Lamontville Golden Arrows side where he serves as goalkeeper coach for their encounter against Baroka FC which they won by a 3-2 score. Zambian goalkeeper Cyril Mwenya Chibwe was not included in the Baroka match day squad.
Zambian midfield stalwart Nathan Sinkala tasted 78 minutes of action for the Stellenbosch FC side that dropped down to 4th place on the DSTV Premiership table after they were edged by a 3-2 score in their encounter away at Royal AM.
Zambian goalkeeper coach Sam Zenga’ Banda was on the technical bench occupying the role of goalkeeper coach for the Black Leopards side that was beaten 2-0 by Hungry Lions in a Glad Africa Championship fixture.
Elsewhere in the Glad Africa Championship, Zambian striker Collins Mbesuma featured for the Pretoria Callies side that slipped to a 1-0 defeat in their encounter against Polokwane City.
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, Rodgers Kola, Paul Katema and Charles Zulu and all at AZAM FC had an off weekend and that included seasoned Zambian coach George Lwandamina.
Elsewhere in the NBC Premier League Konkola Blades product Obrey Chola Chirwa featured for the Namungo FC side that was condemned to a 3-1 defeat when they took on Tanzania Prisons FC in an away encounter.
Tanzanian giants Simba gave Zambia Air Force sponsored side Red Arrows a 3-0 beating when they hosted them in a CAF Confederations Cup encounter. Zambian midfielder Rally Bwalya played the full 90 minutes of the match for Simba.
Zambian striker Francisco Mwepu is still on the mend following a knee operation he underwent earlier this month which is expected to keep him out of action for u to 3 months and that meant that he was not available for selection for the Puntigamer Sturm Graz side that was beaten 2-1 by Austria Wien.
CZECH REPUBLIC 🇨🇿
Czech giants Sparta Praha thrashed the visiting FK Teplice side 3-0 in a Fortuna Liga encounter. Zambian midfielder Ngosa Sunzu was not included in the FK Teplice match day squad.
Former Power Dynamos midfielder Benson Sakala FK Viktoria played 90 minutes of the match for the FK Viktoria Zizkov side that tumbled to a 2-0 defeat when they hosted FK Varnsdorf who beat them 2-0.
Elsewhere in the Czech Republic former FK Kraluv Dvur 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.
In the NordicBet Liga, Zambian wing wizard Lubambo Musonda played 70 minutes of the match before picking up a knock and getting substituted for the AC Horsen side that edged Hobro IK 2-1.
Elsewhere in the NordicBet Liga, Zambian midfielder Valance Nambishi played the first 45 minutes of the match for the FC Fredericia side that was handed a 5-1 bashing in their encounter away at Hvidovre IF.
Over in the Denmark Series, Zambian youngster Charles Ntambakwa Chishimba Manana had an off weekend.
Elsewhere in the Denmark Series, former Brondby midfielder Arthur Sioma Sivalingene and his Vordingborg IF teammates had an off weekend.
In the English Premier League, mercurial Zambian midfielder Enock Mwepu was an unused substitute for the Brighton and Hove Albion side that shared the points following a 0-0 draw with Leeds United.
Elsewhere in the English Premier League, Leicester City welcomed their former manager Claudio Ranieri and his Watford side which they beat 4-2. CAF 2017 YAFOTY Patson Daka was an unused substitute for Leicester.
British-born defender of Zambian descent Jadel Katongo came on as a sub mid way through the second half for the Manchester City U18 side that beat the Liverpool U18 side 2-0 to book their spot in their quarter finals of the U18 Premier League Cup.
Zambian attacking midfielder Joe Mwasile and his Nantwich Town teammates saw their Buildbase FA Cup Trophy encounter against Whitby Town FC postponed to Tuesday owing to structural damage at the Turnbull Ground which is the home of Whitby Town FC.
Zambian left back Mambwe Chilufya put in a 58 minutes shift for the Kendal Town side that battled to a goalless draw in their Northern Premier League encounter against City of Liverpool.
Elsewhere in the Northern Premier League, former Wigan U18 striker MwiyaMalumo came on as a 66th minute substitute to feature for the Warrington Rylands FC side that thrashed Ramsbottom United 8-0.
Zambian attacking midfielder Donald Chimalilo and his Tadcaster Albion teammates had an off weekend.
Over in the Midland Football League, Kafue Celtics product Chanda Mulenga and his Nuneaton Griff teammates had an off weekend owing to the fact that their encounter against Coventry Rangers was put off to a later date.
Former Chelsea midfielder [Zambian descent] Tika Musonda is hard at work in his new role of Scout at English Premier League side Chelsea.
Zambian attacking midfielder Emmanuel Mukuka is still perfecting his craft before making another move, he last played for 3rd tier side TIPS.
Amiens SC showed no mercy as they booked their spot in the last 32 of the Coupe de France following an impressive 4-1 win over lower league outfit AC Cambrai. Zambian striker Jack Lahne featured for Amiens.
In the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, on loan Arsenal Tula winger Lameck Banda played the full 90 minutes of the match for the Maccabi Petah Tikva side that succumbed to a 2-0 defeat in their away encounter at his former employers Maccabi Netanya.
In the Campionato Primavera 1, Zambian wonderkid Mannah Mwewa Chiwisa came on off the bench at the 86th minute mark to play the last 4 minutes of the match for the Atalanta U19 side that chalked up a 3-1 away win over Bologna [U19].
In the Bluefin Sport Championship, South African-born Irish striker of Zambian descent BJ Banda played 90 minutes of the match for the Ballinamallard United side that came from behind to hold Loughgall FC to a 3-3 stalemate.
In the Liga Portugal 2 SABSEG, Zambian youngster Abel Kanyamuna was an unused substitute for the CDTrofense side that moved up to 13th spot on the log table following a 2-1 away win at Leixoes SC.
Over in the Liga 3, Zambian winger Kenneth Kalunga played 90 minutes of CD Cova da Piedade’s 3-2 home defeat to SCU Torreense.
Zambian striker Martin Luther “King” Chibambo is in the Free Agency following dissolution of club side Desportivo das Aves
The Zambian duo of Evans Kangwa& Kings Kangwa and their Arsenal Tula teammates had an off weekend with their Russian Premier League encounter against Lokomotiv Moscow expected to be played on Monday evening.
Zambian striker Fashion Sakala scored the third goal after coming on off the bench for the Rangers side that beat Livingstone 3-1 in a Scottish Premiership encounter.
British-born defender of Zambian descent Frankie Chisenga Musonda came off the bench in the 23rd minute to feature for the Raith Rovers side that marched on to the next round of the Scottish Cup after edging Falkirk 2-1.
Scottish-born midfielder of Zambian descent Mainza Mutenge and his Shettleston FAC U20 teammates had an off weekend.
In the Tecera Division REEF, Ingoma Mwanza played 90 minutes of the match for the CD Agoncillo side that moved closer to relegation waters following a 1-0 home defeat to La Calzada.
Former Osasuna midfielder Gabriel Kunda Jnr is still a Free Agent.
In the 2® Regional, the Zambian duo of Luela Mwanza and David Jalabani both played the full 90 minutes of the match for the Inter de Zamora in their 2-0 win over Racing Club Benavente.
in the Allsvenskan, Mpande Youth Academy product Edward Chilufya scored the first goal for the Djurgarden IF side that dropped three vital points after they were condemned to a 3-2 home defeat by the visiting Varbergs BOIS side .Club/country-mate Emmanuel Banda also featured for Djurgarden.
Over in the U17 Youth League, Daniel Bradley Kalichi Lahne and his IF Brommapojkarna teammates had an off weekend.
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.
THE NETHERLANDS 🇳🇱
Go Ahead Eagles returned to winning ways after beating Willem II in an Eredivisie fixture that was played at the Koning Willem II Stadium in Tilburg. Zambian striker Jacob Mulenga came off the bench to play the last 15 minutes of the match for Eagles.
Dutch goalkeeper of Zambian descent Malcom Mateyo played the full 90 minutes for the SC Heerenveen U17 side that received a 8-4 beating in their home encounter against the PSV U17 side.
Zambian right back Shemmy Mayembe is a Free Agent following his departure from VBET League side FC Minaj but his Agent Eldon Smith is already hard at work trying to get him a new club.
In the JD Cymru Premier, young Zambian striker Lifumpa Yande Mwandwe and his Newtown AFC teammates had an off weekend.
British-born striker of Zambian descent Chanka Zimba was not included in the match day squad for the Cardiff City side that picked up vital 3 points following a narrow 2-1 away win over Luton Town.
Zambian national Josh Mulenga who is coach for the Goytre United Youth side had an off weekend and so too did his charges.
In the MS League, Zambian attacking midfielder Saith Sakala and his Bisha FC teammates had an off weekend.
AFCON 2012 winning team Doctor Joseph Kabungo and top Zambian referee Janny Sikazwe are in Qatar for duty. Dr. Kabungo will be playing his role as part of the Medical while Janny is there as one of the invited referees from Africa.
Former Jerez CF striker Nenani ‘Nani’ Banda and his Dubai City FC teammates had an off 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 and his Cangzhou Mighty Lions Might Lions teammates had an off weekend.
In the USL League 1, American-born midfielder of Zambian descent Mumbi Kwesele and his Richmond Kickers teammates are off season.
Elsewhere in the USL League 1, Zambian defender Aime Mabika and his Fort Lauderdale teammates are off season.
In the USL League 2, Zambian midfielder Kunda Kampeshi and his Park City Red Wolves teammates are off season.
Elsewhere in the USL League 2, Joseph Kaliwa and his FC Malaga City teammates are off season.
Zambian midfield magician Mutaya Mwape formerly of the Richmond Kickers is in the Free Agency.
In the UPSL, Mutambo Mwalizi and his Roc City Boom teammates are off season.
Elsewhere in the UPSL, Christian Mumbi Kapanda and Mitumbi Simushi and his Pittsburgh City United teammates are off season.
Lwengu High School product Nkusuwila Zulu and his UIC Flames teammates are on season break.
American goalkeeper [eligible to play for Zambia] Jason Smith and his Utah Valley Wolverines teammates are on season break.
British-born striker of Zambian descent Ingram Kusaloka and his Mount Mercy teammates are off season.
The Zambian-born American quintet of Paul McBride, James Mcbride, Moses Kabuswe, Webby Phiri and Brian Matipa and their Taylor University Trojans teammates are on season break.
The Zambian duo of Salifyaji Mugala and LuyandoMakala and their Bethel Pillots teammates are off season.
American International School of Lusaka prouct Moodi Saadi and Wooster College teammates are on season break.
Ryan Sinkamba and his Brevard College teammates are on season break.
Former Zambia U20 National Team player Peter Masikini who serves as assistant coach for the Carroll University Pioneers is on season break and so too is every member of his squad.
Zambian national Joe Kateulewho is assistant coach for the Grace College Men’s Team is off season.
Zambia-born Canadian coach Rumbani Andrew Munthali who doubles up as U17 & U19 coach at the Sporting Kansas Academy had an off weekend and so too did his charges.
Zambian – born American midfielder Charles Renken is now on the management at MLS club side St. Louis FC where he is part of the Academy staff, he does though continue to support his Academy back in Zambia with help from various friends and collaborators in the USA
Compiled by the Chipolopolo Die Hards