Congolese footballer alive in Germany 4 years after he was reported dead

Congolese footballer alive in Germany 4 years after he was reported dead

- Hiannick Kamba was reported dead in January 2016

- The Congolese footballer has been found alive in Germany

- His ex-wife is currently under investigation

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Congolese footballer Hiannick Kamba who was reported dead following a car crash in 2016 has been found alive and well in Germany according to latest reports from Daily Mail.

The 33-year-old was declared dead following a car crash in DR Congo four years ago and now his ex-wife is under investigation after she had claimed insurance.

Kamba reportedly died on January 9, 2016, but German outlet Bild has claimed that the star is alive as he was reportedly seen in the city of Ruhr, Germany, this week where he works as a chemical technician at an energy supplier.

READ ALSO: Crime Check Foundation gives 100 mattresses to prisoners with no beds

It was alleged that in 2018, Kamba himself approached the German embassy in Kinshasa to report the ‘fake news’ about his death.

He claimed he was abandoned by friends during a trip and was left with no money, documents, or a telephone.

In the event of his disappearance, Kamba was pronounced dead in 2016 and his ex-wife claimed a low, six-figure amount on his life insurance.


The news of Kamba being alive will come as a shock to many who had mourned the star at that time.

His former club VfB Huls issued an obituary in 2016 saying: “He represented the ideas and values of our club like few others. His demise will leave a big gap.

"Hiannick is undoubtedly a bitter sporting loss for us, but primarily we will miss it as a fellow human being.”

At the moment, Kamba lives in a house near Gelsenkirchen, awaiting a verdict for the ongoing investigation into fraud.

Meanwhile, Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng, the founder and leader of Crime Check Foundation has donated 100 mattresses to prisoners in Ghana who unfortunately have no beds.

In a post sighted by on the official Facebook handle of the Crime Check TV GH, it is indicated that the Prisons Service made the request on the foundation.

According to the report, the Director-General of the Prisons Service met with the Crime Check Foundation just three days earlier, appealing for help as many prisoners had no beds to lay their heads on.

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