Chiwanki Lyainga

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Chiwanki Lyainga
Personal information
Date of birth c. 1983
Place of birth Lusaka, Zambia
Date of death (aged 30)
Place of death Lusaka, Zambia
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Young Arrows F.C.
2009–2014 Red Arrows
National team
2008 Zambia 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 February 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 February 2014

Chiwanki Lyainga (c. 1983 – 3 February 2014) was a Zambian football player from Lusaka, Zambia.

Club career[edit]

He has played for Zambian football clubs Red Arrows and Power Dynamos.[1]

International career[edit]

Lyainga earned two caps for Zambia in 2008, scoring one goal in a friendly match against Libya. He was a member of Zambia's squad for the 2008 COSAFA Cup.[2]


Lyainga, aged 30, died in a Lusaka hospital after being stabbed in Chawama Township. Police believe he got into an argument with a bar patron and was killed in retaliation.[3]


  1. ^ Red Arrows star stabbed to death Archived 2014-02-05 at - Zambia Daily Mail
  2. ^ Zambia Wednesday Football Briefs - Lusaka Times
  3. ^ Ex-Zambia player killed - Times of Zambia

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