24 years today: Zambia entire soccer team perish in plane clash

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Kalusha Bwalya at the Heroes Resting Site

It has been 24 years since the Gabon Air disaster. On 27th APR 1993 at 22:45hrs (early hours of 28 April in Zambia) the de Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo plunged into the Atlantic. We remember the fallen Heroes:

Footballers
Efford Chabala (goalkeeper)
John Soko (defender)
Whiteson Changwe (defender)
Robert Watiyakeni (defender)
Eston Mulenga (midfielder)
Derby Makinka (midfielder)
Moses Chikwalakwala (midfielder)
Wisdom Mumba Chansa (midfielder)
Kelvin “Malaza” Mutale (striker)
Timothy Mwitwa (striker)
Numba Mwila (midfielder)
Richard Mwanza (defender)
Samuel Chomba (defender)
Moses Masuwa (striker)
Kenan Simambe (defender)
Godfrey Kangwa (midfielder)
Winter Mumba (defender)
Patrick “Bomber” Banda (striker)

Coaching staff
Godfrey “Ucar” Chitalu
Alex Chola
Wilson Mtonga (doctor)
Wilson Sakala

Others
Michael Mwape (FAZ Chairman)
Nelson Zimba (public servant)
Joseph Bwalya Salim (journalist)

Crew
Colonel Fenton Mhone (pilot)
Lt Colonel Victor Mubanga (pilot)
Lt Colonel James Sachika (pilot)
Warrant Officer Edward Nambote (fitter)
Corporal Tomson Sakala (steward)

May the souls of the departed rest in peace.

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2 Responses to 24 years today: Zambia entire soccer team perish in plane clash

  1. Rest In Peace guys

    Mayowandi
    April 27, 2017 at 1:11 pm
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  2. YOU WILL ALWAYS BE MISSED….GALLANT MEN

    PM
    April 28, 2017 at 6:05 am
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