Juma Mkambi

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Juma Mkambi
Personal information
Full name Juma Mkambi
Date of birth 1955
Place of birth Tanganyika Territory
Date of death 21 November 2010(2010-11-21) (aged 55)
Place of death Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?–1977 Nyota Africa
1977–? Yanga
?–? Pan Africa
?–1989 Super Star
National team
1979–1987 Tanzania
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Juma Mkambi (1955 – 21 November 2010)[1] was a Tanzania international football midfielder.


Mkambi started playing football with local side Nyota Africa. He joined Yanga in 1979, where he would spend most of his career.[2] In the late 1980s, he moved to Yanga's rivals Pan African FC and then finished his career at Super Star.[3]

Mkambi made several appearances for the senior Tanzania national football team, including three FIFA World Cup qualifying matches, and played at the 1980 African Cup of Nations finals.[4]


Mkambi died in a Dar es Salaam hospital at age 55 on 21 November 2010.[5]


  1. ^ "Mamia wamzika Mkambi" (in Swahili). Tanzania Damia. 23 November 2010. Archived from the original on 25 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Ugasa, Mohammed (23 November 2010). "Mkambi buried". The Guardian (Tanzania). 
  3. ^ "Former star Juma Mkambi laid to rest". Daily News (Tanzania). 22 November 2010. Archived from the original on 30 April 2012. 
  4. ^ Boesenberg, Eric; Stokkermans, Karel; Mazet, François (1 May 2003). "African Nations Cup 1980". RSSSF. 
  5. ^ Omary, Majuto (22 November 2010). "Hundreds bury fallen star". The Citizen (Tanzania). Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. 

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