Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa

Sport: Soccer
Position: defender
Nationality: France France
Birth date: 1989-05-15 (25 years)

Team history

AS Roma AS Roma 2014 - present (loan)
Newcastle United FC Newcastle United FC 2013 - present
Montpellier Montpellier 2007 - 2013

Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is a France international football player who currently features for the Premier League club Newcastle United. He plays as a central defender.

Yanga-Mbiwa commenced his professional club football career at French club Montpellier and was part of the first team between 2007 and 2013. He was actually born in Bangui, Central African Republic, but moved to France when he was a toddler.

Yanga-Mbiwa proved himself to be a very promising player while at Montpellier and won the Ligue 1 title with them in 2011-12. He made a total of 186 league appearances for the club, scoring four goals in the process before joining Newcastle United on a five-and-a-half year contract in January 2013.

Yanga-Mbiwa, who has dual citizenship, made his international debut for France in 2012 but was not called up for the final 23-man squad for the Euro 2012 finals.

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Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa

Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 28 minutes in Genoa vs AS Roma. - 9 days ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 43 minutes in AS Roma vs Manchester City. - 13 days ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was credited with an assist in the 81st minute of AS Roma vs AC Cesena. - about 2 months ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 35 minutes in Hull City vs Newcastle Utd. - 10 months ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 61 minutes in Chelsea vs Newcastle Utd. - 11 months ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 75 minutes in Newcastle Utd vs Manchester City. - 12 months ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a red card after 40 minutes in Newcastle Utd vs Liverpool. - about 1 year ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 41 minutes in Aston Villa vs Newcastle Utd. - over 1 year ago

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Yanga-Mbiwa was shown a yellow card after 31 minutes in Manchester City vs Newcastle Utd. - over 1 year ago

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