10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chaswe Nsofwa

  1. Chaswe Nsofwa was born on the 22nd of October 1978
  2. He was a Zambian international football who played as a striker
  3. During a trial in August 2007, Nsofwa scored two goals in two Toto Cup matches, prompting a signature
  4. He was signed by Hapoel Be’er Sheva of the Israeli Liga Leumit (National League) though too late for the Israel Football Association to allow him to play in the club’s first league match
  5. After missing the first league round, he played his first match on 25 August 2007 against Hakoah Amidar Ramat Gan
  6. His first start was a successful one as he scored two goals and received much praise from the local supporters
  7. He was part of the Zambian African Nations Cup team in 2002
  8. On 29 August 2007, he died from a sudden heart failure during a training match against Maccabi Be’er Sheva at Vasermil Stadium. 40 minutes later, he was brought to Soroka Medical Center where he was declared DOA
  9. He was buried on Thursday 6 September in his home country of Zambia at Lusaka’s Old Leopards Hill cemetery
  10. His funeral was attended by former president Frederick Chiluba as well as several members of the Zambian national squad