|Full name||Louay Chanko|
|Date of birth||29 November 1979|
|Place of birth||Södertälje, Sweden|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 September 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Louay Chanko (Arabic: لؤي شنكو; born 29 November 1979) is a Swedish Assyrian-born Syrian footballer who plays in midfield for Syrianska FC in the Swedish Allsvenskan. Chanko have scored one of the most special goals ever in Greek championship in AEK's 3–0 win against rivals Panathinaikos (23 October 2005). It was an amazing volley from 35m. distance, with the ball coming to him from big height. Greek fans will remember him for years because of this shoot.
In 2008 he was called up to Syrian national team to play against a local league club. He received first cap for Syria at 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Kuwait on 8 June 2008. Earlier the same the year Chanko played for the Swedish national team in a friendly against Costa Rica.
Chanko was selected to Valeriu Tiţa's 23-man final squad for the AFC Asian Cup 2011 in Qatar. He came as a substitute in the third group game against Jordan, replacing Ali Diab in the 63rd minute.
- As of match played 5 September 2014.
|Syrianska FC||1996||Division 3 Östra Svealand||0||0|
|2000||Division 2 Västra Svealand||18||0||18||0|
|AEK Athens||2005–06||Alpha Ethniki||21||1||1||0||22||1|
Appearances in major competitions
|SYR||FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualifying||Senior||2||1||0||Third qualifying round|
|SYR||AFC Asian Cup 2011||Senior||0||1||0||Group Stage|
- Malmö FF
- ""Lollo" Chanko gives Syrianska supporters a promise". Svenskafans.com. 24 April 2007. Retrieved 30 May 2008.
- "Chanko dreams about the World Cup with Syria". SR.se. 29 May 2008. Retrieved 30 May 2008.
- "Syria squad". the-afc.com. Retrieved 28 January 2011.
- "afc-asian-cup-Match Summary". the-afc.com. Retrieved 28 January 2011.
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