Date: 14th October 2015 at 5:35pm
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Chancel Mbemba (Congo DR)

9 August 2015 - Barclays Premier League - Newcastle United v Southampton - Chancel Mbemba of Newcastle United - Photo: Marc Atkins / Offside.

The summer signing may not have enjoyed the best of starts to life on Tyneside, but he has had a better week with his country. After helping Congo DR to an impressive 2-0 win over Nigeria, the 21-year-old netted his first international goal from 30 yards in the 2-1 victory against Gabon on Monday. Both of the matches were friendlies but the triumphs will have given them a lot of confidence heading into their upcoming African Nations Cup play-off against Central African Republic.

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