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Cédric Bakambu
Cédric Bakambu
Date of birth:

April 11, 1991

Nationality:

Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo

Position:

Forward

Team:

Beijing Sinobo Guoan F.C.

Cédric Bakambu (born 11 April 1991) is a French-born Congolese professional footballer who plays for Chinese club Beijing Sinobo Guoan as a forward.

He made his professional debut for Sochaux in 2010, and played 107 official games for them over five seasons, scoring 21 goals. He then moved to Bursaspor for €1.8 million, finishing as top scorer as his team came runners-up in the Turkish Cup, before signing for Villarreal a year later.

Born in France, he represented that country up to under-20 level, totalling 8 goals in 38 games and winning the 2010 UEFA European Championship for the under-19s. In 2015, he made his senior debut for the Democratic Republic of the Congo.