Three Zambian Players were in action on Sunday afternoon as TP Mazembe suffered a one-nil loss at the hands of Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports in their opening game of the 2019 CECAFA Kagame Cup.
New signing Tandi Mwape made his debut starting at the heart of defense partnering Kévin Mondeko. Nathan Sinkala took his defensive midfield role while Captain Rainford Kalaba started on the wing.
Defender Kabaso Chongo was not part of the squad for the match. Jules Ulimwengu 3rd minute side footed close-range strike was the difference as Rayon Sports held on to win the match one nil.
Rayon takes charge of the group as KMC and Atlabara played out to a one all draw. Mazembe will face KMC on Tuesday in their second game of the group.