Robert Kidiaba

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Robert Kidiaba
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Kidiaba with TP Mazembe
Personal information
Full name Robert Kidiaba Muteba[1]
Date of birth (1976-02-01) 1 February 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Kipushi, Zaire
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[2]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
TP Mazembe
Number 1
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 AS Saint-Luc
2002– TP Mazembe
National team
2002– DR Congo 53 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:54, 7 December 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11:54, 7 December 2014 (UTC)

Robert Kidiaba Muteba (born 1 February 1976) is a Congolese international footballer who plays for TP Mazembe, as a goalkeeper.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Born in Kipushi, Kidiaba has played club football for AS Saint-Luc and TP Mazembe.[2] He played five games for TP Mazembe in the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup.[3]

International career[edit]

Kidiaba made his international debut for the DR Congo national team in 2002,[2] and has appeared for them in 11 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[3] In December 2014 he announced he would retire from international duty after the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Kidiaba works as an ambassador for the Peace One Day charity.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robert Kidiaba. (2013). Tout Poussaint Mazembe. Retrieved 20 November 2013 from [1].
  2. ^ a b c "Robert Kidiaba". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Robert KidiabaFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (6 December 2014). "Kidiaba to end DR Congo career after 2015 Nations Cup". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Kennedy Gondwe (11 April 2014). "Kidiaba to focus on DR Congo unity". BBC Sport. Retrieved 7 December 2014.