20/02/2010 – KINSHASA, RDC – Le catcheur albinos Mwimba Texas affronte sur le ring Chico Bilondi Matalu, dit “Indien Chico”. Il l’emportera et conservera ainsi sa coupe de “champion d’Afrique”, replique de la coupe du monde de football, remise en jeu pour l’occasion. //
Great wrestling event at the Comete sportsground. The show’s star attraction is the fight between the albino Mwimba Texas, the “Moses of the Congolese wrestling”, and Indian Chico. Texas will win and keep his trophy of so called “Africa Champion”.
PHOTO Vincent Boisot/Riva Press
In a country where albinos’ white skin makes them the target of repeated prejudice, Mwimba Texas has fought to make his dream come true and become a professional wrestling champion. From wrestling in the ring to defending the rights of the albino community, his life is a story of hope, courage and Congolese resourcefulness.