John Soko

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John Soko
Personal information
Full name John Soko
Date of birth (1968-05-05)5 May 1968
Date of death 27 April 1993(1993-04-27) (aged 24)
Place of death Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Gabon
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1993 Nkana Red Devils
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John Soko (5 May 1968 – 27 April 1993) was a Zambian football player and member of the national team. He was among those killed in the crash of the team plane in Gabon in 1993.[1]


Soko played club football for Nkana F.C. in Zambia.[2]

Soko made several appearances for the Zambia national football team and participated in the 1990 and 1992 African Cup of Nations finals.


  1. ^ "Remember Gabon air victims on Heroes day" Archived 2005-01-12 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Muere la selección de Zambia" [Zambian selection dies] (PDF) (in Spanish). El Mundo Deportivo. 29 April 1993. 

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