Lobilo Boba

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Lobilo Boba
Personal information
Full name Florian Lobilo Boba
Date of birth (1950-04-10) 10 April 1950 (age 69)
Place of birth Belgian Congo
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
AS Vita Club
National team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Florian Lobilo Boba (born 10 April 1950) is a Congolese football defender who played for Zaire in the 1974 FIFA World Cup.[1]


Lobilo played for AS Vita Club, where he would win the 1973 African Cup of Champions Clubs.[2]

He was in the Zaire squad that won the 1974 African Cup of Nations finals.[2]

He made several appearances for Zaire in 1974 World Cup qualifying and appeared in one 1982 World Cup qualifying match; a 5-2 win over Mozambique on 13 July 1980.

In 2006, he was selected by CAF as one of the best 200 African football players of the last 50 years.[3]


  1. ^ 1974 FIFA World Cup Germany Archived 2011-09-23 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b Ligodi, Patient (31 January 2006). "Lobilo : un héros à qui le pays a volé sa jeunesse!" (in French). La Conscience.
  3. ^ "Οι 200 κορυφαίοι Αφρικανοί". Sport24.gr. 25 October 2006.

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