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Porto to Fire DR Congo Player For Having Four Different Birth Dates



Chancel Mbemba

The Portuguese side, FC Porto is set to sack their defender, Chancel Mbemba for age cheating.

An investigation by the club brought to light that the former Newcastle United star has four different birth dates.

Mbemba bears different birth dates at dissimilar clubs and his country.

Contradictingly, Mbemba is 27 on paper, whereas other current document reveals he is beyond the claimed age with nothing less than six years.


During the inquiry, it was revealed by Mbemba’s first two clubs in Congo, E.S. La Grace, and Mputu that he was given birth in 1988.

The subsequent year, he changed his date of birth to November 30, 1991, at the time he was featured in the 2011 African Cup Of Nations qualifier.

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At Anderlecht, the date he was born was also altered to the 8th of August, 1994.


Accordingly, Mbemba asserted via an interview that he was born in 1990.

Again, the Congolese disclosed the fact that he underwent bone tests to ascertain that he was truly born in 1994 before he sealed a move to England.




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