5 famous people you didn’t know are from the Republic of Congo

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola Aug 15, 2019 at 10:32am

August 15, 2019 at 10:32 am | Opinions & Features

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola

Novieku-Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

August 15, 2019 at 10:32 am | Opinions & Features

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François M’Pelé playing for the Congolese national side_Photo: Brazzafot

François M’Pelé

Francois is a former Congolese professional footballer born in Brazzaville. He plied his trade for the Congolese national football team before moving to Europe to play for French teams AC Ajaccio, Paris Saint-Germain, RC Lens and Stade Rennes.

Featuring for the national team as an attacking forward between 1971 and 1978, he was selected by CAF as one of the best 200 African football players of the last 50 years.

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