Isaac Chansa

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Isaac Chansa
Personal information
Full name Isaac Chansa
Date of birth (1984-03-23) 23 March 1984 (age 39)
Place of birth Kitwe, Zambia
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Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2002 Chambishi
2002–2004 Power Dynamos 45 (16)
2004–2007 Orlando Pirates 43 (7)
2007–2009 Helsingborgs IF 40 (4)
2010–2012 Orlando Pirates FC 44 (12)
2012 Henan Jianye 15 (2)
2013–2014 Zanaco 25 (5)
2014–2015 Shillong Lajong F.C. 0 (0)
2014 → NorthEast United FC (loan) 8 (0)
2015 Mitra Kukar F.C.
2015–2017 Zanaco
2017– Zakho FC 5 (0)
National team
2004– Zambia 68 (2[1])

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:13, 13 January 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 June 2014

Isaac Chansa (born 23 March 1984 in Kitwe) is a Zambian footballer.

Club career

From 2004 to 2007, "Zife" played for South African giants Orlando Pirates and joined Swedish team Helsingborgs IF for the 2007–08 season to team up with former South Africa national football team coach Stuart Baxter.[2] In late 2006, while still playing for Pirates, Chansa was banned by the Premier Soccer League for three months (nine suspended) after he was found guilty of assaulting an assistant referee during Pirates’ clash against Jomo Cosmos. After the end of his contract in Sweden with Helsingborgs IF returned on 1 February 2010 to his former club Orlando Pirates.[3] The Player has signed a pre contract with Pirates Soweto rivals Kaizer Chiefs and will be crossing the ship in July 2012.

At June 2012, Orlando Pirates have confirmed that he has been transferred to Chinese club Henan Jianye F.C. for a transfer fee of 700,000 US Dollars.[4]

International career

He was part of the Zambian 2006 African Nations Cup team, who finished third in group C in the first round of competition, thus failing to secure qualification for the quarter-finals.

Chansa won the African Cup of Nations with Zambia on 12 February 2012.





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