Eston Mulenga

Eston Mulenga (7 August 1967 – 27 April 1993) was a Zambian footballer and member of the national team. He was among those killed in the crash of the team plane in Gabon in 1993.[1]

Eston Mulenga
Personal information
Full name Eston Mulenga
Date of birth (1967-08-07)7 August 1967
Place of birth Zambia
Date of death 27 April 1993(1993-04-27) (aged 25)
Place of death Atlantic Ocean, off Gabon
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1989 Green Buffaloes
1990–1993 Nkana Red Devils
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


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

Mulenga made several appearances for the Zambia national football team and participated in the 1990 and 1992 African Cup of Nations finals. He also played for Zambia at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.


  1. ^ "Remember Gabon air victims on Heroes day" Archived January 12, 2005, 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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