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Isaac Chansa

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Isaac Chansa
Personal information
Full nameIsaac Chansa
Date of birth (1984-03-23) 23 March 1984 (age 30)
Place of birthKitwe, Zambia
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing positionMidfielder
Club information
Current clubZanaco
Senior career*
2002–2004Power Dynamos45(16)
2004–2007Orlando Pirates43(7)
2007–2009Helsingborgs IF40(4)
2010–2012Orlando Pirates41(12)
2012Henan Jianye15(2)
National team
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 June 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Isaac Chansa (born 23 March 1984 in Kitwe) is a Zambian footballer who currently plays for Zanaco F.C. in the Zambian Premier League.


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 coach Stuart Baxter.[2] In late 2006, while still playing for Pirates, Chansa was banned by the PSL 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..[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.


National team



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