|Full name||N´Dinga Mbote Amily|
|Date of birth||11 September 1966|
|Place of birth||Kinshasa, Zaire|
|Height||1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Kinshasa, Zaire, Mbote arrived at Vitória S.C. in Portugal at the age of only 20, signing from AS Vita Club. He played with the Minho side for one full decade, always competing in the Primeira Liga and sharing teams with countryman Basaula Lemba during five seasons.
N'Dinga (as he was known in Portugal), helped Vitória to five UEFA Cup qualifications, his best season being 1990–91 when he played in all 38 games – the league was then composed of 20 teams – and scored two goals, for a final ninth place.
Mbote was the centerpiece of a scandal in Portuguese football that involved his team and Académica de Coimbra: after the 1987–88 campaign, Académica was relegated following an unsuccessful protest regarding an irregular use of the player. Following a lengthy judicial battle, the two clubs ceased their relations for decades.
- "Ainda o caso N'dinga..." [Still the N'dinga Affair...] (in Portuguese). Vitória SC – As verdades. 16 June 2007. Retrieved 1 June 2011.
- Courtney, Barrie (15 August 2005). "African Nations Cup 1994 – Final Tournament Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 August 2009.