Kalaba scores in Mazembe friendly


Rainford Kalaba scored a goal but it was not enough for TP Mazembe in their friendly loss in Tunisia on Wednesday.

Mazembe wrapped up their three-week-long training camp in North Africa will a 3-2 loss to Tunisian club AS La Marsa.

Kalaba equalised for Mazembe in the 24th minute to make it 1-1 before Marsa restored their lead on the hour mark and the Zambia midfielders’ clubmate Patrick Ilongo made it 2-2 before the break.

Kalaba was withdrawn at halftime and was the only one of the four-member Zambia legion to see action any on the night.

Mazembe now head to Egypt to face Zamalek on Sunday in a 2014 CAF Champions League Group A match in Alexandria.

Mazembe lead Group A on six points while Zamalek are bottom on three points from three rounds of matches played.

Kalaba scored the lone goal in the two sides first leg meeting on June 8 in Lubumbashi.


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