|Full name||Rodgers Kola|
|Date of birth||4 July 1989|
|Place of birth||Lusaka, Zambia|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|2009–2010||Hapoel Bnei Lod||14||(1)|
|2010–2011||Hapoel Rishon LeZion||29||(11)|
|2014–2015||→ Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona (loan)||30||(7)|
|2015–2016||→ Veria (loan)||12||(1)|
|2016–2017||→ Hapoel Ra'anana (loan)||14||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 December 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 September 2017
Kola was born in Lusaka. He signed for Russia's PFC Spartak Nalchik in July 2008 but could not link up with his team mates in Russia due to visa problems. Because of this, he returned to Zanaco in Zambia.
Kola successfully scored 2 goals at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup and caught the eye of many European Clubs. He also scored 2 goals in a practice match against Zambia National U-20 Football team and another 2 against a German side in another practice match.
In 2011, he started playing for the Israeli team F.C. Ashdod. Over there, he scored 7 goals in 31 games.
In January 2014, Kola returned to Israel and signed with Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona. On January 28, he scored his first goal for the club against Hapoel Ironi Acre in the 8th round of the Israel State Cup. Kola scored against Beitar Jerusalem in the quarter finals match and in the semi-final match versus Hapoel Be'er Sheva and eventually won the Israeli State Cup. This was the first Israeli State Cup title Hapoel Kiryat Shmona ever won.
On 25 July 2015, Kola, was loaned to the Greek club Veria, for one year. Kola made his debut on 12 September 2015 in a 0–3 home defeat against PAOK where he had a few chances to scorer with headers though Robin Olsen stopped him twice.
- Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona
- Israel State Cup: 2014
- Rodgers Kola at National-Football-Teams.com
- Rodgers Kola – UEFA competition record
- Rodgers Kola at Soccerway
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