Geoffrey Kondogbia has officially switched his international allegiance from France to the Central African Republic.
Kondogbia was born in France to parents from Central African Republic and represented Les Bleus at both junior and senior level, helping the Under-20 side win the 2013 World Cup.
The 25-year-old had also picked up five caps for France’s senior side, but they all were in friendly matches, with the last coming in September 2015.
Biggest signing✍️ for CAR
— Oluwashina Okeleji (@oluwashina) October 11, 2018
https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsAfter missing on the Les Bleus’ World Cup win this summer, Kondogbia declared himself for Central African Republic, able to do so having failed to play a competitive game for France.
As a result, the midfielder started for Central African Republic in their African Cup of Nations qualifier against Ivory Coast on Friday, wearing the number 19 shirt and being named captain
— CAF (@CAF_Online) October 12, 2018