Bali Mumba

Bali Mumba (born 8 October 2001) is an English professional footballer who plays as a full back for EFL Championship side Norwich City.

Bali Mumba
Mumba, Bali.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (2001-10-08) 8 October 2001 (age 18)
Playing position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Norwich City
Number 26
Youth career
2010–2018 Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2020 Sunderland 5 (0)
2020South Shields (loan) 3 (2)
2020– Norwich City 0 (0)
National team
2016 England U16 3 (0)
2017 England U17 2 (0)
2018 England U18 12 (0)
2019 England U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:14, 27 July 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:43, 5 September 2019 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Mumba made his senior debut for Sunderland against Wolverhampton Wanderers on the last day of the 2017–18 EFL Championship season, coming on as an 87th-minute substitute for captain John O'Shea, who handed him the captain's armband as he entered the field of play.[1][2] On 2 November 2018, Mumba signed his first professional contract with the club until 2021.[3] He joined South Shields on loan in March 2020, scoring in his second game, at home to FC United of Manchester.[4][5] In July 2020, Mumba joined Norwich City on a four-year deal.[6]

International careerEdit

Mumba has represented England at under-16, under-17, under-18 and under-19 level.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

As of matches played 8 October 2019
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup EFL Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sunderland 2017–18[8] Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2018–19[9] League One 4 0 2 0 0 0 2[a] 0 8 0
2019–20[10] League One 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 5 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 10 0
  1. ^ Appearances in EFL Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sunderland 3–0 Wolvers". BBC Sport. 6 May 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Lads Blow Away Champions". Sunderland A.F.C. 6 May 2018. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  3. ^ Lightle, Sam (2 November 2018). "Mumba pens first professional contract". safc.com. Sunderland AFC. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  4. ^ Gardner, Conor (5 March 2020). "Mumba joins South Shields". Sunderland AFC. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  5. ^ Gregory, Ross (15 March 2020). "How South Shields FC and their fans forget coronavirus concerns to enjoy thrilling win against FC United of Manchester". The Shield Gazette. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Norwich City sign Bali Mumba from Sunderland". BBC Sport. 27 July 2020. Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  7. ^ "FA Profile". The FA. Retrieved 6 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Games played by Bali Mumba in 2017/2018". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  9. ^ "Games played by Bali Mumba in 2018/2019". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  10. ^ "Games played by Bali Mumba in 2019/2020". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 9 February 2020.