Tamata with PSV in July 2014
|Date of birth||5 December 1990|
|Place of birth||Bergen op Zoom, Netherlands|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2012–2013||→ Roda JC Kerkrade (loan)||22||(0)|
|2013–2015||→ Jong PSV||30||(0)|
|2017||ADO Den Haag||0||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 June 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18:54, 30 June 2015 (UTC)
Born in the Netherlands, he plays international football for the DR Congo.
Early and personal life
Tamata was born in Bergen op Zoom to a Dutch mother and a Congolese father. His father works as a taxi driver. He has a half-sister on his mother's side, and two half-brothers on his father's side. His manager is rapper Ali B, who is married to Tamata's half-sister. Tamata is a Jehovah's Witness.
- Abel Tamata at Soccerway. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
- "Abel Tamata bonkt op de deur bij PSV" (in Dutch). BN/DeStem. 22 December 2010. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
- "Profile" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
- "Selectie compleet met aantrekken Abel Tamata en Bryan Linssen" (in Dutch). FC Groningen. 30 June 2015. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
- "Interlandloopbaan bij DR Congo lonkt voor Lukoki en Tamata" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
- "Abel Tamata". National Football Teams. Retrieved 30 June 2015.
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