EDWARD Sadomba made amends for his expulsion in his Pro-League debut last week by scoring a goal for his club Kalba as they went down in the Etisalat Cup at the weekend.
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The Warriors striker scored from inside the box in the 69th minute — the only goal for his side as they lost 4-1 to Al-Jazira to bow out of the competition.
Sadomba joined the well-sponsored Pro-League in the United Arab Emirates last month in a mega-rich deal reportedly worth $400 000, but all has not been well for the speedy striker.
The 29-year-old was given a straight red card in his first league match last weekend after stepping on an opponent. The team lost the match 2-1 to remain at the foot of the log table.
Sadomba’s Warriors mate in the Pro-League, Noel Kaseke, was not in action as his side Al-Shaab is already out of the Etisalat Cup.
But just like Sadomba, Kaseke’s team is also fighting relegation in the league as they are third from the bottom with seven points, the same as Kalba.
In contrast, the Warriors duo in Belgium, Ovidy Karuru and Vusa Nyoni, had a fruitful weekend.
Karuru, who was the biggest surprise omission of Warriors interim coach Klaus Pagels for his squad to face Botswana in a friendly match tomorrow, played the whole match for his side OH Leuven as they overcame Sporting Charleroi 1-0.
Nyoni, who joined Mons last January, also played the whole match as his new club walloped Waasland-Beveren 3-0 at home.
It was not all rosy for the Warriors players based in England.
Bradley Pritchard was on the losing side as his Championship side Charlton Athletic was beaten 2-1 away at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The 26-year-old Pritchard, who was also snubbed by Pagels, played the whole match.
Onismor Bhasera played the whole match for his League Two side Plymouth Argyle as they were restricted to a goalless draw at home to Dagenham&Redbridge.
Argyle are just a rung above the relegation cutoff, point with the same number of points with the sides in the relegation zone.
In Sweden, Archford Gutu inspired his side Kalmar FF to a resounding 3-0 win over fellow league side Halmstad.
Reports from Sweden show that Gutu, who was expected in the country yesterday to join the rest of the Warriors squad for the Botswana friendly, provided two assists.
Warriors chief striker Knowledge Musona was back in the squad for his Bundesliga side Augsburg after serving his suspension.
Musona, who was an unused substitute in his side’s 1-1 draw to Wolfsburg, reportedly got suspended after allegedly arriving at training late.
The 21-year-old, the only other European-based player in Pagels’ team, was also expected in the country yesterday.