| Gladys Bokese|
| (1981-09-12) September 12, 1981 (age 34)|
20 (Etoile Sportive du Sahel / Defender)
Serge Lofo Bongeli, Mbala Mbuta Biscotte, Pascal Kalemba, Zola Matumona, Marcel Kimemba Mbayo
Gladys Bokese Wikipedia
Gladys Bokese (born September 9, 1981 in Kinshasa) is a Congolese footballer who currently plays for Congo Premier League side Léopards.
Starting his career at Kinshasha club AS Bandal he then joined Kinshasa giants Daring Club Motema Pembe with Mbala Mbuta Biscotte and Ngasanya Ilongo, where he would become a mainstay, winning the Linafoot thrice (2004, 2005, 2008) and the Coupe du Congo twice (2009, 2010) and captaining the team before leaving for Etoile sportive du Sahel from where he was quickly released.
He has also appeared regularly for the Congo DR with whom he reached the quarter finals of the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations and won the inaugural 2009 African Nations Championship for locally based internationals but was not called for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations due to lack of match practice.
Initially a striker, he was converted to center back by manager Claude Le Roy who first selected him to the national team in 2004, he has since then stayed in defence.