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Turmoil In Zamalek Over Zambian Player



Zamalek will be without their Zambian striker, Emmanuel Mayuka when they face Nigeria’s champion, Enugu Rangers in Sunday’s CAF Champions League tie in Cairo.
The Zambian who joined the Egyptian side in January last year after moving from Europe had been having uneasy time in Egypt and his where about became a source of worry for Zamalek.
At first, it was speculated the Mayuka was unhappy for not getting starting line-up status in Zamalek despite having played for European sides like Southampton, Sochaux and Metz.
This is apart from featuring for some other foreign clubs like Maccabi Tel Aviv and Swiss club, BSC. He was close to signing for Portuguese side, Porto before joining Maccabi.
When he joined Zamalek last year, it was to be for three and a half year spell. As the mystery over the player continues, chairman of the club, Murtaza Mansour, is due to address a press conference in Cairo on Thursday.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and the country’s most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022.

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