Papi Kimoto

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Papi Kimoto
Personal information
Full name Papy Okitankoyi Kimoto
Date of birth (1976-07-22) 22 July 1976 (age 43)
Place of birth Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–1997 AC Sodigraf - (-)
1998–1999 AS Vita - (13)
1999–2002 SC Lokeren 69 (14)
2002–2004 Standard Liège 18 (2)
2004–2005 Sint-Truidense VV 19 (1)
2005–2006 Maccabi Netanya 27 (10)
2006 Maccabi Herzliya 16 (3)
2007 Hakoah Ramat Gan 13 (3)
2007–2008 Hapoel Petah Tikva 32 (7)
2008 RFC Liège 16 (6)
2009–2010 Atromitos Yeroskipou 24 (19)
2010–2011 APEP Pitsilia 13 (7)
2011–2012 RFC Liège 26 (21)
2012–2013 Royal Aywaille 14 (8)
National team
1997–2006 DR Congo 54 (13)
Teams managed
2014 DR Congo (assistant manager)[1]
2015 AS Dragons/Bilima
2017–2018 JS Kinshasa
2018– FC Renaissance
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Papi Kimoto (born 22 July 1976) is a retired Congolese footballer who is mainly known for playing for Congo DR national football team and in the Belgian First Division A there he played for SC Lokeren and Standard Liège among others.[2]

Born in Kinshasa, Kimoto moved to Belgium in 1999, where he played professional football with Sporting Lokeren, Standard Liège and Sint-Truidense VV.[3]

After he retired from playing, Kimoto became a football manager with a CAF "A" license.[4] Kimoto managed AS Dragons/Bilima and Jeunesse Sportive (Kinshasa) before he was appointed to lead FC Renaissance du Congo in December 2018.[5][6][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.news24.com/Archives/City-Press/Tempers-flare-as-DRC-edge-Mauritania-20150429
  2. ^ https://www.leballonrond.fr/player.php?id=97500&epoca_id=141&redirm=1
  3. ^ a b "FC Renaissance : Papy Kimoto prend les commandes". footdrc.com (in French). 28 December 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Foot: la Fecofa forme des entraîneurs congolais à Kinshasa". radiookapi.net (in French). Radio Okapi. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Papy Kimoto, nouvel entraîneur de l'AS Dragons-Bilima". leopardsfoot.com (in French). 9 July 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Epfkin: Papy Kimoto remplace Bertin Maku chez JSK". foot.cd (in French). 7 November 2017. Retrieved 25 February 2019.

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