Cédric Mongongu

Cédric Mongongu (born 22 June 1989) is a Congolese[1] professional footballer who plays as a centre back for the DR Congo national team.

Cédric Mongongu
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-06-22) 22 June 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth Kinshasa, Zaire
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position(s) Centre back
Youth career
2002–2005 RCF Paris
2005–2007 Monaco
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Monaco 94 (0)
2011–2015 Evian 98 (7)
2015–2016 Eskişehirspor 5 (0)
2016–2017 Montpellier 4 (0)
2018– Politehnica Iași 3 (0)
National team
2008– DR Congo 40 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:53, 29 October 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:31, 10 October 2016 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

Mongongu began playing for his local club in La Garenne-Colombes before joining RCF Paris in 2002.

MonacoEdit

He proceeded to join the Centre of Formation at Monaco in 2005 before making his first appearance in a 1–1 draw with Saint-Étienne on 4 August 2007. On 3 July 2009, he signed his first professional contract with Monaco.[2] He went on to make a total of 92 appearances for the club.

In 2011, Mongongu joined Evian, making his debut on 21 September 2011 against Marseille. In 2015, he joined Eskişehirspor. After only one match his contract was terminated in January 2016.[3]

International careerEdit

Mongongu chose to represent the country of his birth at international level DR Congo.

Personal lifeEdit

Mongongu was born in Kinshasa, Zaire, but moved to France as a child growing up in La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine.

HonorsEdit

NationalEdit

DR Congo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cédric MONGONGU - Football : la fiche de Cédric MONGONGU". L'Equipe.fr (in French). Retrieved 2018-03-28.
  2. ^ Premier contrat professionnel pour Cédric Mongongu Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Cédric Mongongu at the Turkish Football Federation
  4. ^ https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/30627535

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