DR Congo striker Tresor Mputu Mabi scores in comeback

Tresor Mputu Mabi
Mputu Mabi's one-year Fifa suspension ended on 11 August and he scored on his return to action for TP Mazembe

DR Congo striker Tresor Mputu Mabi scored on his return to action after the end of his one-year suspension.

Mabi took only 46 seconds to get on the scoresheet for his club, reigning African Champions TP Mazembe, in their 1-0 win over Malekesa on Wednesday.

Mabi was sanctioned by the game's world governing body Fifa after being found guilty of attacking a referee during a match at the 2010 Cecafa Club Cup.

The game was his first match since the end of his suspension on 11 August.

Mabi's quick return to scoring is a boost for DR Congo coach Robert Nouzaret.

The striker was named in the DR Congo squad for a friendly against Angola on 27 August and for the vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Senegal in Dakar next month.

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