Despatches – Paul Chellah Has Died

Donashano Malama, Munthali and Tshimenga

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Paul Chellah was a Zambian forward footballer born on October 10th 1966 until his death on May 9th 2016. He retired from football in January 1998.

Notable on his sports calendar was his wealthy time when he played at Mufulira Wanderers football club and with the Zambia National soccer team under late coach Zoom Ndhlovu. He featured in the FIFA World Cup qualifying when Zambia  under Team Manager George Mungwa encountered South Africa on 08 Jun 1997.

Zambia lost 3 : 0 in full view of 70,000 fans at Soccer City in Johannesburg South Africa. Notable on that lineup was Kalusha Bwalya, (Denis Lota, Mordon Malitoli both received a yellow), Johnson Bwalya and Elijah Litana. Later in the second half Edward Kangwa  came in for Paul Chellah. 

Paul Chellah from Mufulira Wanderers he moved on to Green Buffaloes where beginning 1998 he retired as a footballer and has since worked with the Zambia Army till his death 9th May 2016.




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