MAMBWE Eli < Back  
Sport Badminton
CGA Zambia   
Gender Men
Born 18 Jul 1982 in Kalulushi, ZAM
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Netherlands
Occupation Student
Languages English
Higher education Physiotherapy - Fontys: Eindhoven, NED
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started in 1990 in Kalulushi, Zambia.
Why this sport? He wanted to be Zambia's champion.
Club / Team BC Amersfoort: Amersfoort, NED
Name of coach Wim Top
Coach from which country? Netherlands
Coach from what year? 2009
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies He enjoys cooking and making friends. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning silver at the All Africa Games. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol Morton Frost. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Injuries He previously suffered a twisted ankle. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto Never give up a game no matter what! (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Famous relatives His older brother, Lucio, also plays badminton at a high level. (times.co.zm 1 Jul 2008)
Ambitions To be Africa's number one and to boost the growth of badminton in Zambia. (Athlete, 08 Oct 2010)
Other information OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION
Despite missing out on direct qualification to the 2008 Olympic Games he was granted a wild-card entry through the Olympic Games Tripartite Commission. (times.co.zm, 01 Jul 2008)