There were mixed fortunes for Zimbabwean Players in the Zambian Super League this past weekend (Week 17).
Seven games were played over the weekend, and Six Zimbabwean players featured for their clubs. All together there were four clubs featuring Zimbabwean players.
- Former Caps United Player Dennis Dauda captained his Zambian side Lusaka Dynamos in the two nil away win over Nakambala Leopards.
Lusaka Dynamos is home to 3 Zimbabwean players Dennis Dauda, Ocean Mushure and left-back Zimiselani Moyo. However, Ocean Mushure did not make it into the matchday squad as he was serving a suspension.
Dauda and Zimselani put in a good show though Moyo received a yellow card in the 67th minute for tagging the shirt of Nakambala Leopards’ winger Felix Bulaya who had left him for dead with some blistering pace.
This win was Lusaka Dynamos 6th win of the season and the victory took them to 10th position with 22 points.
- Gilroy Takudzwa Chimwemwe was named in the Buildcon first 11 for the second consecutive game while Joel Ngodzo was part of the starting eleven after he came on as a substitute in week 16.
The two players put a shift in and helped Buildcon FC earn a point in the one-all draw against police sponsored side Nkwazi Football Club. Former Ngezi Platinum striker Donald Teguru spent 90 minutes warming up the bench.
Unfortunately, the one all draw at home moved Buildcon from 10th position on the log table to 11th position with 21 points.
- Former Mushowani Stars left winger Davies Kamanga’s legendary team Mufulira Wanderers visited Jimmy Dzingai’s Power Dynamos in Kitwe.
Davies Kamanga was in the starting 11 for Mufulira Wanderers and played the first 63 minutes before he was withdrawn for Ghanaian Mercy Ikena Duru.
Power Dynamos won by two goals to nil. This loss was Mufulira Wanderers’ 13th of the season and they are at the basement of the log with only 8 points from 17 games after two wins and two drawn matches
Jimmy Dzingai came off the bench in the 59th minute as Power Dynamos defended their lead.
Power Dynamos are now 6th on the log with 27 points.
Thabani Kamusoko and Tafadzwa Rusike of Zesco United were in Egypt on CAF Champions League duties.
Kabwe Warriors Winston Mhango, Ali Sadiki, Farai Mususunye, and Collen Phiri enjoyed a break as the assigned opponent Zanaco were engaged elsewhere on the continent.
Nelson Maziwisa who is at KYSA on loan from Kabwe Warriors did not even make it into the traveling 18 to face Kitwe Giants Nkana Football Club.
Dominic Chungwa and Kelvin Mafaro Bingara were not named in the Lumwana side that beat rivals Kansanshi Dynamos by a goal to nil in the Mabanga Derby.