Professional footballer Silas Vamankituka played for two years under the false identity of VFP Stuttgart. Congo recently revealed to the VFP that he had “fallen victim to the maneuvers of his former players’ address” and that Vamangiduka was not his real name. This was announced by the Bundesliga Club.
Hence his proper name is Silas Kattomba Mwumba. The date of birth of the striker is also incorrect. According to VFP, Silas was born in Kinshasa on October 6, 1998, and is now 22 years old, one year older than originally stated.
Some I have been living with constant fear for the past few years and am very concerned about my family in Congo. Revealing my story is a difficult step for me, ”Katomba Mwumba said in a statement.
The VfB professional is not afraid of any consequences. They are in contact with the German Football League (DFL) and the German Football Association (DFP). According to the legal assessment of the facts, one considers that “Silas had the right license to play and is still going on.” In addition, one assumes that Katomba Mwumba will receive a new qualification to play at the right time under his real name.
VFP Stuttgart investigates legal proceedings
According to VfB, a former player must have been misidentified by an agent. He allowed the then 19-year-old to live with him in Paris and, according to the player, changed his name and date of birth. One suspects that this happened on the one hand to prevent the striker from having contact with the training club, and on the other hand it increased his dependence on Silas’ agent. Legal action against the former agent is currently being investigated by the player and the club.
According to VfB, “It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.” According to the association, residence permits issued in France do not require the provision of different personal data. And Germany. Meanwhile, according to the VFP, Silas Katomba Mwumba holds a valid Congolese passport with her exact personal details.
The DFP control panel is investigating the case
Silas Katomba Mwumba VFP from the summer of 2019. Last season he scored 13 goals in 27 league and cup games. He has a contract with VFP Stuttgart until 2024. During a game against Bayern Munich in March, the player suffered a cruciate ligament injury in his right knee.
Meanwhile, the German Football Association announced it would handle the case. “The DFP control panel will look into the matter of the player’s sporting abuse,” the report said. There is a valid theatrical permit issued by the DFL. Besides, there are no appeals pending in the DFP Sports Court against the game ratings. It said these could no longer be filed as the deadline had expired.