Sunday, November 05, 2006


Zambia's soccer heroes(they perished on their way to a World Cup Soccer Qualifier) off the coast of Gabon in 1993) should never be forgotten. Their names are posted here in respect of their contribution to soccer in Zambia.

David Efford Chabala (goalkeeper)
John Soko (defender)
Whiteson Changwe (defender)
Robert Watiyakeni (defender)
Eston Mulenga (midfielder)
Derby Makinka (midfielder)
Moses Chikwalakwala (midfielder)
Wisdom Chansa (midfielder)
Kelvin Mutale (striker)
Timothy Mwitwa (striker)
Numba Mwila (midfielder)
Richard Mwanza (goalkeeper)
Samuel Chomba (defender)
Moses Masuwa (striker)
Kenan Simambe (defender)
Godfrey Kangwa (midfielder)
Winter Mumba (defender)
Patrick Banda (striker)
Among the deceased also was Godfrey "Ucar" Chitalu who was the National Team manager. Chitalu, in his hey day, was arguably the best footballer ever produced by Zambia.

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