Ndombe Mubele

Firmin Ndombe Mubele is a Congolese professional footballer who plays for FC Astana, on loan from Toulouse FC, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo national football team. He plays as a winger, while also being capable of filling the role of a striker.

Ndombe Mubele
Mubele in 2017
Personal information
Full name Firmin Ndombe Mubele
Date of birth (1994-04-17) 17 April 1994[1]
Place of birth Kinshasa, Zaire
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger, striker
Club information
Current team
Astana (on loan from Toulouse)
Number 19
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Vita Club 123 (17)
2015–2017 Al Ahli 36 (16)
2017–2018 Rennes 34 (8)
2018Toulouse (loan) 11 (1)
2018– Toulouse 15 (1)
2019–Astana (loan) 5 (1)
National team
2013 DR Congo U20
2013– DR Congo[2] 44 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:04, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14:08, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

Club career

In March 2013, Mubele scored a hat-trick for Vita Club in the 2014 CAF Champions League game against Kaizer Chiefs F.C..[3]

He joined Qatari club Al Ahli in July 2015.[4]

He was transferred to Ligue 1 side Stade Rennais F.C. on 30 January 2017.[5]

On 2 July 2019, FC Astana announced the signing of Mubele on a one-year loan deal from Toulouse.[6]

International career

Mubele was called up for the under 20 age group 2013 Toulon Tournament.[7]

Mubele made his international début for the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2013. Mubele was involved in DR Congo's unsuccessful campaign to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, playing in games against Libya and Cameroon.[8]

He was named in the 2014 African Nations Championship squad and played in four games.

International goals

Scores and results list DR Congo's goal tally first.[9]
1.26 August 2013Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua, Cameroon Cameroon1–01–02014 African Nations Championship qualification
2.10 September 2014Stade TP Mazembe, Lubumbashi, DR Congo Sierra Leone1–02–02015 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3.14 June 2015Stade Tata Raphaël, Kinshasa, DR Congo Madagascar1–02–02017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
4.12 November 2015Prince Louis Rwagasore Stadium, Bujumbura, Burundi Burundi2–23–22018 FIFA World Cup qualification
6.4 September 2016Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa, DR Congo Central African Republic2–04–12017 AfricaCup of Nations qualification
7.8 October 2016Stade des Martyrs, Kinshasa, DR Congo Libya4–04–02018 FIFA World Cup qualification
8.24 January 2017Stade de Port-Gentil, Port-Gentil, Gabon Togo2–03–12017 Africa Cup of Nations
9.7 October 2017Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet, Monastir, Tunisia Libya2–12–12018 FIFA World Cup qualification



DR Congo


  1. "DR Congo squad – CAF African Nations Championship squad" (PDF). CAF. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  2. "Firmin Ndombe Mubele profile". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  3. "Kaizer Chiefs left stunned as Vita's Mubele hits hat-trick". BBC Sport. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  4. "Ahli rope in Congo striker Mubele". Doha Stadium Plus. 1 July 2015. Archived from the original on 25 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
  5. "Firmin Mubele, nouvel attaquant Rouge et Noir !". STADE RENNAIS F.C. (in French). 2017-01-30. Retrieved 2017-01-30.
  6. "Нападающий сборной ДР Конго подписал контракт с Астаной". fcastana.kz/ (in Russian). FC Astana. 2 July 2019. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  7. "Les équipes 2013 – Congo RD Groupe A" (in French). festival-foot-esports.com. Archived from the original on 24 March 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014.
  8. Ndombe MubeleFIFA competition record
  9. "Mubele, Ndombe". National Football Teams. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
  10. https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/30627535
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