Gabriel Zakuani – biography

Gabriel Zakuani - biography

Gabriel Zakuani is a former D.R. Congo captain. He made his professional debut at 16 for Leyton Orient before moving to English Premier League side, Fulham.

While on loan at Stoke City for the 2007/08 season, he helped the club win promotion to the English top flight. In eight seasons with Peterborough United, Gabriel made more than 250 appearances and helped the club win two promotions from League One to the Championship. He also played for Northampton Town, Gillingham and Swindon Town.

Gabriel was part of the D.R. Congo side that finished third at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations to equal their best finish since 1974. He made 29 appearances for the senior national side and played at three Africa Cup of Nations. He’s currently Assistant Manager to the country’s Under 20 side.

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