A look into the career of Congolese midfielder Jacques Maghoma

Congolese international Jacques Maghoma is all to feature for East Bengal who are all set to make their debut in the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL).

The 33-year-old midfielder is a graduate from Tottenham Hotspur’s youth academy and has a vast experience of playing in the League Two and Championship in England. He has also represented Congo DR in two editions of the African Cup of Nations.

Maghoma brings the much needed experience and solidity in the East Bengal midfield and he will partner former Hamburger SV midfielder Matti Steinmann in the centre of the park.


After graduating from Tottenham’s youth system, Maghoma had joined Burton Albion FC ahead of the 2009-10 season. Burton were plying their trade in the League Two at that time. He made his professional debut against Shrewsbury Town. He had scored just one goal in his maiden season which came against

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