The Joel Bolombi was born in Donetsk, currently playing for basketball club “CSKA” (Moscow). He became a full-fledged citizen of Russia.
The press service of BC “CSKA” has confirmed and posted on his page in the Network video about the life and career of Bolomba, the resource LIGAnews.
The decree about assignment of citizenship of the Russian Federation was signed by the President of the country, and in the near future basketball player will settle all formalities and receive a Russian passport. Only after this administration shall include him in the squad for the matches in Euroleague and VTB United League.
The basketball player said that he was glad to get a Russian passport and he will make every effort to represent your club and national team at European and world sports arenas.
In a press-service of CSKA have reported that the athlete was born in Donetsk. The mother he has Russian roots, and his father Congolese. Bolombi already has a passport of a citizen of the United States and Ukraine. At the age of four years, he and his family moved to the United States, and there he began his professional career. In August 2018, Bolaboy moved to Russia and immediately applied for citizenship.