Tout Puissant Mazembe popularly known as TP Mazembe is a Congolese club based in Lubumbashi. It was originally established by Benedictine monks in 1939 who gave it the name Saint Georges FC.
Homeground – TP Mazembe play their home matches at the 18,500 seater Stade TP Mazembe in the heart of Lubumbashi.
Local: They have been champions of Congo a record 19 times. They have also won the Congo Cup five times and the DR Congo Super Cup three times which remains another record.
Continental – T.P Mazembe have won the Champions League five times, the Confederations Cup twice, the CAF Super Cup three times and the Africa Cup Winners Cup once.
International – They were runners-up in the Fifa Club Word Cup in 2010.
Social media presence –
Head Coach – Pamphile Mihayo
Key Players: Striker – Moise Kaniki, Midfielder – Zao Matutala, Goalkeeper-Meshack Tshimanga.
It is the second largest city in the Democratic Republic of Congo after Kinshasa. Lubumbashi has the reputation for being the mining center in Congo with a number of international mining companies make it their hub.
The city boasts of a population of about 2.5million people. Lubumbashi is considered as one of the most important tourist destinations in Congo.
With a reputation as the hub of commerce in the Democratic Republic of Congo, it hosts the region’s most important airport- Luano International Airport.
The University of Lubumbashi is world famous and receives students from all over the world every year.
Among the major tourist attractions in the region National Museum of Lubumbashi where one can admire various colonial archeological exhibits.
For party goers, the town has plenty of lively clubs and the famous Congolese music is not far away.