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Famous Soccer Players from Zambia

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List of the best soccer players from Zambia. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Zambia, along with photos when available. This list of best Zambia soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Zambia soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

List features Isaac Chansa, Jacob Mulenga and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Zambia footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Zambia soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Zambia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Zambia soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
  • 1

    Robert Earnshaw

    Forward, Midfielder
    Robert Earnshaw (born 6 April 1981) is a Welsh former international footballer who played as a forward. He is the only player to have scored a hat-trick in the Premier League, all three divisions of...  more
  • 2

    Jeff Whitley

    Jeffrey "Jeff" Whitley (born 28 January 1979 in Ndola, Copperbelt Province) is a Zambian-born Northern Irish former professional footballer. He twice won promotion to the Premiership with Manchester...  more
  • 3

    Kennedy Mweene

    Kennedy Mweene (born December 11, 1984) is a Zambian footballer who plays for South African Premier Soccer League club Mamelodi Sundowns as a goalkeeper. He has been on many occasions captain of his...  more
  • 4

    Chisamba Lungu

    Chisamba Lungu (born January 31, 1991 in Kafue) is a Zambian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Buildcon. He is also a Zambian international. He primarily plays as an attacking midfielder and a...  more
  • 5
    Henry Nyambe Mulenga (born 27 August 1987 in Chingola) is a former Zambian footballer....  more
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    James Chamanga

    James Chamanga (born 2 February 1980) is a Zambian football striker who plays for Red Arrows....  more
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    Stoppila Sunzu

    Defender, Midfielder
    Stoppila Sunzu (born 22 June 1989), also known as Stophira Sunzu, is a Zambian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Metz. He scored the winning penalty kick for Zambia in the 2012...  more
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    Joseph Musonda

    Joseph Musonda (born 30 May 1977 in Kalulushi) is a Zambian football defender who plays for Zambian Premier League club Nkana. An accomplished and reliable defender, he plays in either full back...  more
  • 9
    Chaswe Nsofwa (22 October 1978 – 29 August 2007) was a Zambian international football who played as a striker. He died during a training match in Be'er Sheva, Israel....  more
  • 10

    Neil Gregory

    Neil Richard Gregory (born 7 October 1972) is an English former professional footballer. A striker, he played for several clubs in the Football League....  more
  • 11

    Rodgers Kola

    Rodgers Kola (born 4 July 1989) is a Zambian footballer who plays for the Zambian national team. He is a versatile forward who is usually deployed on the wing....  more
  • 12
    Johnson Bwalya (born 3 December 1967) is a Zambian former footballer. He played for the Zambian national team and represented the country at the Olympics....  more
  • 13

    Collins Mbesuma

    Collins Mbesuma (born 3 February 1984 in Luanshya) is a Zambian footballer who currently plays for South African club Maccabi FC. He is nicknamed The Hurricane or Ntofontofo....  more
  • 14

    Kalililo Kakonje

    Kalililo Kakonje (born June 1, 1985 in Lusaka) is a Zambian footballer, who currently serves as goalkeeper coach for Red Arrows FC in Zambia....  more
  • 15

    Kalusha Bwalya

    Kalusha Bwalya (Great Kalu) is a Zambian former international footballer. He is Zambia's eighth-most capped player and third on the list of all-time top goalscorers behind Godfrey Chitalu and Alex...  more
  • 16

    Noah Chivuta

    Noah Sikombe Chivuta (born 25 December 1983 in Ndola) is a Zambian footballer who plays for Lamphun Warrior in Thai League 3 and the Zambia National Team....  more
  • 17

    Kampamba Chintu

    Kampamba Chintu (born 28 December 1980, Kabwe) is a Zambian football defender, he is currently player-manager at Kabwe Warriors. He was a member of the Zambian national team between 1999 and 2012....  more
  • 18

    Felix Katongo

    Felix Katongo (born 18 April 1984) is a Zambian international footballer who plays for Egyptian Premier League side Al Ittihad, as a midfielder. His older brother Christopher is also an international...  more
  • 19

    Rainford Kalaba

    Rainford Kalaba (born 14 August 1986 in Kitwe) is a Zambian professional footballer who currently plays for TP Mazembe....  more
  • 20

    Francis Kasonde

    Defender, Midfielder
    Francis Kasonde (born 1 September 1986) is a Zambian professional footballer who plays for Sabah in Malaysia Premier League. Kasonde mainly plays as a centre-back but also can play as a defensive...  more
  • 21

    Hijani Himoonde

    Hijani Himoonde also known as Hichani Himoonde (born 1 August 1986 in Ndola) is a Zambian football defender who plays for Power Dynamos Football Club and the Zambian national team. He made his Africa...  more
  • 22

    Moses Sichone

    Moses Sichone (born 31 May 1977) is a retired professional footballer who played as a defender. A Zambian international, he spent most of his career with German clubs....  more
  • 23

    Gift Kampamba

    Gift Kampamba (born January 1, 1979) is a former Zambian professional footballer....  more
  • 24

    Andrew Sinkala

    Andrew Mutambo Sinkala (born 18 June 1979) is a Zambian former professional football midfielder. From 1999, he was exclusively under contract with clubs in Germany....  more
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    Jonas Sakuwaha

    Jonas Sakuwaha (born 22 July 1983) is a Zambian international footballer who plays for ZESCO United, as a winger....  more