Blessing Malinganiza , Sports Reporter

MARSHAL MUNETSI is happy to be in the French Ligue 1 team of the week.

The Stade Reims midfielder has been named in the French Ligue 1 team of the week for match day 29 following their 1-1 draw with Olympique Lyon over the weekend.


Compatriot and Warriors striker Tino Kadewere grabbed a late equaliser for Lyon.



“I’m just happy that I managed to play and being the team of the week accolade is bonus.


“I didn’t even expect it even when I was named the man-of-the-match in that game. My manager is the one who told me.


“Being recognised and given accolades is something that every player wants and it shows that you’re working hard. I’ve been trying all I can to give my best to the team.


“It’s something I would want to happen every day and I’m working towards that.


“I’ve been working hard in training so that I become a regular in the team and help the team achieve it’s targets.”



He made 62 touches, two key passes, two tackles, most interceptions (seven) and also won six out of 12 duels, as well as the most clearances (nine).


Consequently, renowned French publication L Equipe, named him among the best 11 for match day 29, with a rating of 8 out of 10.