Former DR Congo and TP Mazembe custodian Robert Kidiaba

Former Congolese goalkeeper Robert Kidiaba, famous for his bum-hop celebrations, has been elected a Member of Parliament for upper Katanga province in the just concluded elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Former DR Congo and TP Mazembe custodian Robert Kidiaba

The 42- Year- old hang his playing boots in 2015 and joined active politics under opposition National party for Democracy and development.

Kidiaba won a Parliamentary seat in a national wide elections that saw Felix Tshisekedi announced as provisional winner for the presidential seat.

He endeared himself with football lovers with his funny hair style and bum dance in his goal area when ever his side scored a goal.

He is currently assistant coach of top Congolese side TP Mazembe.

During his stint with TP Mazembe, he helped the wealth Congolese club to three CAF Champions League titles between 2009 and 2015.