We take a look at how some of Chipolopolo’s foreign-based players fared at their respective clubs over the weekend.
Zambia captain Rainford Kalaba played the opening 72 minutes while midfielder Nathan Sinkala the full 90 minutes of TP Mazembe’s 1-1 away draw in Tunisia against defending champions Etoile du Sahel on Saturday night in the semifinal, first leg of the 2016 CAF Confederation Cup.
TP equalised in the 52nd minute through Roger Assale after Hamza Lahmar put Etoile ahead in the 20th minute.
Kalaba and Sinkala were the only Zambians in the travelling party to Tunisia.
TP are chasing their first Confederation Cup title while Etoile are targeting a record equalling third victory when they meet in this weekends final leg decider in Lubumbashi.
Ural’s six-match winless run continued on Saturday when they lost their fourth game in the midst of the drought after going down 1-0 at home against Anzhi.
Midfielder Chisamba Lungu played the full 90 minutes.
Gandzasar also lost at home on Sunday, going down 2-0 against Alashkert in a match midfielder Lubambo Musonda played the full 90 minutes.
Striker Evans Kangwa was also on the losing side on Sunday in Gaziantepspor 1-0 loss against leaders Istanbul Buyuksehir.
Kangwa came on in the 78th minute of that match.
2016 BARCLAYS CUP QUARTERFINALS
Nkoloma Stadium, Lusaka
Nkana 3(Bornwell Mwape 55′ 73′, Austn Muwowo 88′)- Kabwe Youth Academy 1(Daniel Chama 52′ pen)
Zanaco 3(Saith Sakala 4′, Isaac Chansa 47′, Kwame Attram 80′)-Kabwe Warriors 0
Green Buffaloes 1(Lottie Phiri 48′)-Power Dynamos 2(Patson Daka 13′, Kennedy Mudenda 25′)
Zesco United-Konkola Blades
Arthur Davies Stadium, Kitwe