Dennis Lota is dead

Denis Lota

Denis Lota

Former Zambia national team striker Dennis Lota popularly known as ‘chisa mpama’ has died, reports Zambian Eye correspondent.

Lota who was until his death assistant coach for South African football club, Moroka Swallows, died last evening in a South African hospital. According to postings from Lota’s relatives on his Facebook page, Lota was admitted to hospital on Sunday and died in the evening of Tuesday February 4, 2014 after a short illness.

Lota fell ill after coming back from Zambia last week. Lota will be remembered for his goals in the 1996 Confederation of African Football Africa Cup held in South Africa.