Toaster Nsabata

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Toaster Nsabata
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-11-24) 24 November 1993 (age 30)
Place of birth Chingola, Zambia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) [1]
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Team information
Current team
Sekhukhune United
Number 1
Senior career*
2013–2015 Nchanga Rangers
2015–2021 Zanaco
2021 ZESCO United
2021– Sekhukhune United 36 (0)
International career
2014 Zambia U23 1 (0)
2014– Zambia 32 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 20:53, 24 September 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 20:53, 24 September 2021 (UTC)

Toaster Nsabata (born 24 November 1993) is a Zambian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Sekhukhune United in the South African Premier Division and the Zambia national team.


Club career

Nsabata was born in Chingola. [1]

Sighted training with Zanaco F.C. which was initially perceived as temporary, [2] he afterward he made his departure from Nchanga Rangers F.C. in early 2016. [3]

Nsabata suffered inconsequential injuries in an automobile accident on in July 2015. [4]

In December 2020, he left Zanaco in December 2020 following the expiry of his contract. [5] He signed for ZESCO United in January 2021 on a three-year contract. [6]

In August 2021, he signed for Sekhukhune United of the South African Premier Division. [7]

International career

In 2014, Nsabata made his senior debut, playing the complete 90 minutes in a 4-3 loss to Japan. [8] [ citation needed ] He was dropped from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations Zambia squad by coach Honour Janza. [9]

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