David Efford Chabala – Century of International Appearances


The outstanding Zambian 'keeper, who obtained 115 international caps with his National Team, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with a Century of Caps. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Caps    Date    Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition

  1   10- 4-83	Khartoum 	Sudan   	1-2	African Cup Qual.
  2    9-10-83	Lusaka   	Egypt   	1-0 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
  3   29-10-83	Cairo   	Egypt   	0-2 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
  4   12- 2-84	Blantyre 	Malawi  	0-1	
  5   15- 2-84	Lilongwe	Malawi  	1-0
  6   10- 6-84	Lusaka  	Zimbabwe	1-1	
  7    1- 7-84	Harare  	Zimbabwe	1-2	
  8   15- 7-84	Lusaka   	Congo-Brazz.	2-1	
  9   29- 7-84	Ndola    	Uganda  	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 10   25- 8-84	Kampala  	Uganda  	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 11    2-12-84	Kampala  	Zimbabwe	2-0	CECAFA Cup
 12    5-12-84	Kampala  	Tanzania	2-1	CECAFA Cup
 13    7-12-84	Kampala  	Uganda  	1-1	CECAFA Cup
 14   12-12-84	Kampala  	Kenya   	2-0	CECAFA Cup
 15   15-12-84	Kampala  	Malawi   	0-0 [1]	CECAFA Cup
 16    3- 2-85	Gweru   	Zimbabwe	3-2	
 17   25- 3-85	Lusaka   	Malawi  	2-2	
 18    7- 4-85	Lusaka   	Cameroon	4-1	World Cup Qualifier
 19   21- 4-85	Yaoundé  	Cameroon	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
 20   13- 7-85	Alger       	Algeria 	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 21   28- 7-85	Lusaka   	Algeria 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 22   10- 8-85	Lagos    	Nigeria 	0-0	African Cup Qual.
 23   18- 8-85	Lusaka   	Nigeria 	1-0	African Cup Qual.
 24    6-10-85	Bulawayo	Malawi  	2-2	CECAFA Cup
 25    8-10-85	Bulawayo	Uganda  	0-3	CECAFA Cup
 26   19-11-85	Kinshasa	Zaire   	1-0	International Tourn.
 27   22-11-85	Kinshasa	Ivory Coast	1-0	International Tourn.
 28   23-11-85	Kinshasa	Egypt   	0-1	International Tourn.
 29   15- 2-86	Ndola    	Botswana	6-0	
 30   16- 2-86	Lusaka   	Botswana	3-0	
 31   23- 2-86	Khobar   	Saudi Arabia	0-1
 32    8- 3-86	Alexandria	Cameroon	2-3	African Nations Cup
 33   11- 3-86	Alexandria	Algeria 	0-0	African Nations Cup
 34   14- 3-86	Alexandria	Morocco 	0-1	African Nations Cup
 35   21- 6-86	Blantyre	Malawi  	2-0	
 36   22- 6-86	Lilongwe	Malawi  	1-0	
 37   27- 9-86	Ndola    	Zaire   	2-2	
 38   28- 9-86	Lusaka   	Zaire   	0-1	
 39   10-12-86	Luanda  	Angola  	1-0	MPLA Cup
 40    5- 4-87	Lusaka   	Malawi  	3-1	African Games Q.
 41   15- 4-87	Harare  	Zimbabwe	0-0	
 42   19- 4-87	Blantyre	Malawi  	0-2	African Games Q.
 43   13- 6-87	Gaborone	Botswana	4-0 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
 44   21- 6-87	Lusaka   	Botswana	3-0 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
 45   28- 6-87	Lusaka   	Ivory Coast	2-0	
 46    4-10-87	Kampala  	Uganda  	1-2 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
 47   15-11-87	Lusaka   	Uganda  	5-0 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
 48   14-12-87	Asmara  	Uganda  	0-4	CECAFA Cup
 49   17- 1-88	Lusaka   	Ghana   	2-0 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
 50   31- 1-88	Accra   	Ghana   	0-1 [!]	Olympic Games Q.
 51    8- 5-88	Harare  	Zimbabwe	2-1	
 52   14- 5-88	Kampala 	Uganda  	1-1
 53    4- 6-88	Lusaka   	Zimbabwe	3-2	
 54    5- 6-88	Lusaka   	Zimbabwe	1-1
 55   19- 6-88	Suwon   	South Korea	0-4	President's Cup
 56    8- 7-88	Lilongwe	Malawi  	1-0	
 57   10- 7-88	Mzuzu   	Malawi  	0-0	
 58    4- 8-88	Lusaka   	Malawi  	7-1	
 59    3- 9-88	Kitwe    	Malawi  	4-1	
 60   17- 9-88	Daejeon 	Iraq    	2-2 [!]	Olympic Games
 61   19- 9-88	Gwangju 	Italy Olympic	4-0 [!]	Olympic Games
 62   21- 9-88	Gwangju 	Guatemala	4-0 [!]	Olympic Games
 63   25- 9-88	Gwangju 	W. Germany Ol.  0-4 [!] Olympic Games
 64    5-11-88	Blantyre 	Ethiopia	0-0	CECAFA Cup
 65   11-11-88	Blantyre 	Zimbabwe	1-1	CECAFA Cup
 66   14-11-88	Blantyre 	Uganda  	3-0	CECAFA Cup
 67   17-11-88	Blantyre 	Kenya   	1-0	CECAFA Cup
 68   19-11-88	Blantyre 	Malawi  	1-3	CECAFA Cup
 69   20-12-88	Kitwe    	Egypt   	1-2	
 70    8- 1-89	Rabat   	Morocco 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 71   22- 1-89	Lusaka   	Zaire   	4-2	World Cup Qualifier
 72   31- 3-89	Addis Adaba	Ethiopia	1-0	
 73    2- 4-89	Addis Adaba	Ethiopia	2-2	
 74   16- 4-89	Maputo  	Mozambique	1-0	African Cup Qual.
 75   30- 4-89	Lusaka   	Mozambique	3-0	African Cup Qual.
 76   11- 6-89	Lusaka   	Tunisia 	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 77   16- 6-89	Harare  	Zimbabwe	0-0	
 78   25- 6-89	Lusaka   	Morocco 	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 79   16- 7-89	Lusaka   	Gabon   	3-0	African Cup Qual.
 80   30- 7-89	Libreville	Gabon   	1-2	African Cup Qual.
 81   13- 8-89	Kinshasa	Zaire   	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 82   27- 8-89	Tunis   	Tunisia 	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 83    1-12-89	Gaborone	Botswana	1-2	Independence Cup
 84    6-12-89	Mombasa 	Zanzibar	1-0 [*]	CECAFA Cup
 85    9-12-89	Mombasa 	Malawi  	0-0	CECAFA Cup
 86   13-12-89	Mombasa 	Uganda  	1-3	CECAFA Cup
 87    3- 3-90	Annaba   	Cameroon	1-0	African Nations Cup
 88    6- 3-90	Annaba   	Kenya   	1-0	African Nations Cup
 89    9- 3-90	Annaba   	Senegal 	0-0	African Nations Cup
 90   12- 3-90	Annaba   	Nigeria 	0-2	African Nations Cup
 91   15- 3-90	Alger       	Senegal 	1-0	African Nations Cup
 92   12- 8-90	Lusaka   	Zaire   	0-0	
 93   19- 8-90	Lusaka   	Swaziland	5-0	African Cup Qual.
 94   25- 8-90	Gaborone	Zimbabwe	3-1	SADCC Tourn.
 95   14- 4-91	Luanda  	Angola  	2-1	African Cup Qual.
 96   28- 4-91	Lobamba 	Swaziland	1-2	African Cup Qual.
 97   14- 7-91	Lusaka   	Madagascar	2-1	African Cup Qual.
 98   27- 7-91	Lusaka   	Angola  	1-0	African Cup Qual.
 99   13- 1-92	Ziguinchor	Egypt   	1-0	African Nations Cup
100   15- 1-92	Ziguinchor	Ghana   	0-1	African Nations Cup
101   20- 1-92	Dakar   	Ivory Coast	0-1	African Cup Qual.
102   15- 8-92	Lusaka   	Mauritius	2-1	African Cup Qual.
103   30- 8-92	Johannesburg 	South Africa	1-0	African Cup Qual.
104   11-10-92	Lusaka   	Tanzania	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
105   25-10-92	Windhoek	Namibia 	4-0	World Cup Qualifier
106   17-11-92	Mwanza   	Ethiopia	3-2	CECAFA Cup
107   19-11-92	Mwanza   	Malawi  	0-1	CECAFA Cup
108   21-11-92	Mwanza   	Zanzibar	8-0 [*]	CECAFA Cup
109   23-11-92	Mwanza   	Tanzania	2-1	CECAFA Cup
110   25-11-92	Mwanza   	Uganda   	0-0 [2]	CECAFA Cup
111   20-12-92	Antananarivo	Madagascar	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
112   28- 2-93	Lusaka   	Madagascar	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
113   27- 3-93	Lilongwe 	Malawi  	0-1	
114   10- 4-93	Lusaka   	Zimbabwe	0-0	African Cup Qual.
115   25- 4-93	Belle-Vue-Harel	Mauritius	3-0	African Cup Qual.

NB: Efford Chabala died two days after his final international match in the 1993 Zambia
    national football team air disaster on April 27, 1993, near Libreville.  RIP.

[1] Zambia won 3-0 on penalty kicks.
[2] Zambia lost 2-4 on penalty kicks.

[!] the Olympic matches are not recognized as full A-internationals by FIFA, but they 
    are for the Zambian FA.
[*] the matches against Zanzibar are not recognized as full A-internationals by FIFA,
    but they are for the Zambian FA.

Total Record  

Matches  Won Draw Lost  For Against  Points  Percentage
   115    58   23   34  172- 101     139      60.43


Types of Matches
Friendlies		30
CECAFA Cup		21
African Cup Qual.	17
World Cup Qualifier	16
African Nations Cup	10
Other Tournaments	 9
Olympic Games Qualifier	 8
Olympic Games		 4

Total		       115



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Thanks to Times of Zambia and Zambia Daily Mail

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Last updated: 12 Mar 2015

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