John Manga
John Manga


Lexington, Ky.

High School:
Henry Clay

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195



Bearcats Take 5-1 Decision in Friendly


Men's Soccer Friendly at NKU Ends in Draw

Annual alumni match will conclude spring schedule.


Spring Rolls on for Men's Soccer

Bearcats played USLPro's Dayton Dutch Lions FC to draw.


131 Bearcats Receive Varsity Letter

Group honored in ceremony at Lindner Center.


Men's Soccer Drops Overtime Heartbreaker at No. 8 UConn

Bearcats give up game's only goal in overtime.

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.