John Manga
John Manga


Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Henry Clay

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195



Bearcats Return Home to Host Eastern Illinois

UC hosts Panthers at 3 p.m. at Gettler Stadium


Manga's Two Goals lead Bearcats Past IPFW

Alex Gill makes three saves for the clean sheet.


Men's Soccer Drops 3-1 Decision at Omaha

Terence Carter nets the goal for UC.


Pair of Omaha Matches Next for Bearcats

UC opened season with consecutive draws.


Bearcats Play to 1-1 Draw with Wright State

Over 1,100 fans saw the action at Gettler Stadium.


Eastern Illinois Match Preview

Head coach Hylton Dayes and players John Manga and Alejandro Garcia preview UC's Sunday match with Eastern Illinois


Know Your Bearcats: John Manga - Soccer

Hostility to Hope - UC soccer player John Manga was once a refugee (UC Magazine)

2013: Played in 18 of 19 matches, making nine starts ... Scored three goals on the year, second on the team ... Scored the lone goal in the 49th minutes of a 1-0 decision over Cleveland State ... Had UC's only goal in a 3-1 loss to SMU ... Scored the game-winning goal just 12 minutes into a 2-0 decision over No. 6 Louisville, taking a feed up the middle from Alan Rovira.

2012: Saw action in all 19 games ... started nine ... assist to Martinez that resulted in 1-0 win against Gardner-Webb (9/16) ... scored first career goal that led to 1-0 victory over Pittsburgh (9/22) ... named BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week (9/24).

High School: Three-time first-team all-state selection ... 2011 Kentucky High School Soccer Coaches Association Mr. Soccer ... 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America all-American ... state champion in 2010 at Henry Clay High School ... scored 40 goals with 13 assists as a senior.

Club: Played for Javanon SC ... member of Region II Olympic Development Program team.

Personal: Born on April 15, 1994 ... son of Jonathan Lumumba and Christine Yohali ... native of Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo.