Lucky Msiska

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Lucky Msiska
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Personal information
Full name Lucky Msiska
Date of birth (1960-03-17) 17 March 1960 (age 58)
Place of birth Northern Rhodesia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Power Dyanmos
National team
1984–1990 Zambia
Teams managed
2011 Zambia U23

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Lucky Msiska (born 17 March 1960) is a Zambian football manager and former player.

Playing career

Born in Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), Msiska played club football for local side Power Dynamos F.C. before signing with Belgian club K.F.C. Roeselare.[1][2][3]

Msiska played for the Zambia national football team at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[4] He also played for the senior side at the 1990 African Cup of Nations[5] and appeared in several FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[6]

Career as a manager

Following his playing career, Msiska became a manager of youth clubs in Belgium. He joined the technical staff of the Zambian national team in 2005.[7] Msiska also managed the Zambia national under-23 football team in the qualifiers for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[8]


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  5. Barrie, Courtney (2009-06-12). "African Nations Cup 1990 - Final Tournament Details". RSSSF.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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  7. Mukoka, Augustine (2005-08-05). "I'm Happy to Be Associated With National Team - Msiska". The Post (Zambia).<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Football is cruel - Msiska". SuperSport. 4 June 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>