Boris Lumbana

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Boris Lumbana
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Personal information
Full name Boris René Lumbana Kapasa
Date of birth (1991-06-19) 19 June 1991 (age 30)
Place of birth Kinshasa, Zaire
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
BK Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Örebro SK Ungdom 16 (0)
2010–2014 Örebro SK 14 (2)
2011KA Akureyri (loan) 22 (0)
2015–2016 Degerfors IF 27 (1)

Musical career
Years active2013 – Present
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 April 2016[1]

Boris René Lumbana Kapasa (born 19 June 1991) is a Congolese-born Swedish footballer and an alternative pop musician, using the stage name Boris René. Boris is currently playing for the Swedish football team GAIS.

Sports career[]

Boris Lumbana is a defender who after spending his youth career at the Örebro-based Swedish football team BK Forward, has played professionally in a number of Swedish football clubs. He played for two seasons in the Swedish lower leagues with Örebro SK Ungdom in 2008 to 2010 and for 4 more seasons 2010 to 2014 for the club Örebro SK in the Swedish professional Allsvenskan league. In 2014, he moved to Degerfors IF in the second division Superettan league.[2]

Music career[]

Boris is also an alternative pop musician, using the stage name Boris René.[3] He used to make music with his brothers from his childhood days. He released his first single "Alive" in 2013.[4] He competed in Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song "Put Your Love on Me".[5] He placed tenth in the final.[6]

He competed in Melodifestivalen 2017 with the song "Her Kiss". In the first semi-final held on 4 February 2017, he came 3/4 and qualified for "Second chance" round. He then won his duel with in the Andra Chansen round and then went to the final, which he placed 8th overall in.

Personal life[]

His older brother , played football in the Swedish lower leagues with Örebro SK Ungdom[7] and Karlslunds IF,[8] retiring in 2010.[9]



Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
"Alive" 2013  — Non-album singles
"Put Your Love on Me" 2016 12
"Mon Amour"  —
"Her Kiss" 2017 42
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
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  1. ^ Boris Lumbana – Eliteprospects Archived 2 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Boris Lumbana". Svenskfotboll. Retrieved 5 April 2012.
  3. ^ ÖSK-spelaren Boris Lumbana satsar på musiken
  4. ^ Boris René
  5. ^ "Artisterna i Melodifestivalen 2016: Hela listan – så blir deltävlingarna". Melodifestivalen. SVT. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  6. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (12 March 2016). "Frans wins Melodifestivalen in Sweden". EBU.
  7. ^ Skytteliga Div 3 Västra Svealand 2006 Slutställning Archived 2 January 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ P18/86: Läger i Sundsvall 22–25 januari —
  9. ^ Hallå där, Boris Lumbana –
  10. ^ "Boris René discography". Hung Medien. Retrieved 27 February 2016.
  11. ^ "Sverigetopplistan — Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 18 March 2017.

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