Felix Katongo ( Eng. Felix Katongo ; April 18, 1984, Mufulira , Zambia ) - Zambian footballer, midfielder of the club “ Green Baffaloz ” and the national team of Zambia .
Mufulira , Zambia
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He began his professional career in the club of the lower division of the Zambian championship " Butondo Western Tigers ".
In 2001 he moved to the club of the highest league of the Zambian championship " Forest Rangers ".
In 2002, he signed a contract with the club of the highest league of the championship of Zambia " Green Buffaloz ", sponsored by the Ministry of Defense of Zambia. Spent 3 seasons at the club.
In 2005 he moved to South Africa, signing a contract with the club of the highest league of the championship of South Africa " Jomo Cosmos ". He failed to consolidate in the lineup and spent 2006 in the previous club.
In 2007, he signed a contract with the club of the highest league of the Angolan championship “ Petru Athletics ”.
In January 2008, he signed a contract with the French club " Rennes ", where they rely on him. The contract is for 2.5 years. Become a player of the basic structure he failed. Having spent 8 games for Rennes-B and scoring 2 goals, he was loaned to the club Chateauroux . Returning to the Rennes location in the summer, he received the status of a free agent.
Since July 2009, he has been a player in the South African Premier League club Mamelodi Sandowns . I played the first game on September 23, replacing in the match against Amazulu . The only goal in the championship was scored on October 21 against the Bloomfontein Celtic team. Total spent 8 matches, becoming a member of the team silver medalist.
In July 2010, on the rights of a free agent, he moved to the Al-Ittihad team, which won the Libyan championship . As part of the team participated in the CAF Confederation Cup . In the group stage, he brought victory to the team, scoring the only goal in the match against the Mali club “ Djoliba ”, and also scored one of the four goals of the team in the match against the Niger team “ ASFAN ”. Al-Ittihad took second place in the group and advanced to the semifinals, where by the sum of two meetings, it yielded to the future winner - the Moroccan club “ FUS ”.
The 2010/11 season was not over due to civil war . After 15 games, Al-Ittihad was ranked first with a gap of 6 points from second place.
In the summer of 2011 I was watching in Ashdod and Maccabi , appearing in the highest league of the Israeli Championship .
In September 2011, he returned to the Green Buffaloz Club.
In the national team
For the national team of Zambia has been playing since 2004. Winner of the Cup of the Union of South African Football Associations 2006. Member of the African Nations Cup 2006 , 2008 and 2010 . The best result is to leave the group from the first place to the quarter-finals in 2010.
- Silver medalist of the championship of South Africa 2009/2010 season
- Winner CAN : 2012
The younger brother is Chris Katongo .