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Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Chansa enticed to Indian Super League

Posted: 11 August 2014 Time: 13:16

Former Orlando Pirates midfielder Isaac Chansa has become the latest player with PSL experience to move to the new Indian Super League.

Chansa has signed for Shilang Lajong FC, who play in the I-League, and will also feature for North East United FC in the ISL which will start on October 12.

The Zambian will be team-mates with 2010 World Cup winner Joan Capdevilla at North East United.

Botswana midfielder Ofentse Nato and Ethiopian striker Fikru Tefera Lemessa, along with Deshi Bhaktawer who will work as goalkeeper coach at the Antonio Lopez Habas-coached Atletico de Kolkata, make up the growing list of players with PSL links heading to the subcontinent.

Chansa has most recently been playing for Zanaco back in his homeland and returns to Asia having previously competed in China. has been told that at least three other players with PSL experience will also be making their way to the eight-team ISL which offers lucrative three-month contracts.

The contracts range from R250 000 to R7,5 million for the marquee signings.

Article by: Lovemore Moyo

Livefyre comments on this story...

King Ndoro Maphanga The Bones
posted: 2014-08-11 11:23:55

This is a money thing , not do anything with soccer

The Phefeni Boy®™
posted: 2014-08-11 11:25:28

Shilang Lajong FC?....Hehehehehe ...What a name for a football club

Vendaboy4khosi (AKA Mr Teeths)
posted: 2014-08-11 11:26:02

There are lot of cows at Pirates that can go there and eat briani, or whatever they call it. Indian soccer sounds funny

posted: 2014-08-11 11:36:32

The Original Ntho Tse Monate.....

Your name is documented in the history books....

Trebles in our lifetime guys...Trebles in our lifetime!!!

Great Rhino
posted: 2014-08-11 11:42:35

He must come back and take Klate and Erumiss they make my hometeam to lose the games. Love & Peace. 

posted: 2014-08-11 11:57:12

It was derived from Shilang mabele Yong!

K T Malesela
posted: 2014-08-11 11:59:59

I'm stil miss him @Orlando Pirates,He was the best!I hope he is stil the best,goodluck to him @India!

gold and classy
posted: 2014-08-11 12:02:09

pierat reject

posted: 2014-08-11 12:07:35

The man of the match there gets 25kg of Masala

posted: 2014-08-11 12:09:07


posted: 2014-08-11 12:11:48

siyaz and a bowl of rice

posted: 2014-08-11 12:17:09

Yahlany njandin,hw cm never b a buccaneer?

posted: 2014-08-11 12:17:39

Tso vilakazi wl try hs luck there...

Bazuka Top Dog
posted: 2014-08-11 12:27:08

gold and classy 

which reject a u talking about?

posted: 2014-08-11 12:27:21

siyaz LMAO HAHAHAHAHA you sick

Bazuka Top Dog
posted: 2014-08-11 12:28:17


Come next week, you will be Boooing your own Nkandla

posted: 2014-08-11 12:36:07

bucs4PG He will be the Messi of India at the bollyhood. Betting bribery will be the order of the day.

posted: 2014-08-11 12:38:42


posted: 2014-08-11 12:39:03


posted: 2014-08-11 13:09:32

Goodluck Mr Chansa..

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