Mambo blow as popular defender retires

Ebbsfleet United defender Yado Mambo is to retire from football due to a knee injury. The 26-year-old centre back was told the bad news by a specialist after picking up an injury at the Wrexham game which, added to his earlier knee problems, has sadly spelled the end of his playing career. Further stress from…

Mitsubishi Electric rides to Mambo shirt rescue

Ebbsfleet United are extremely grateful to our front-of-shirt sponsors Mitsubishi Electric UK who have stepped up to the plate following the non-payment of the eBay auction for Yado Mambo’s No.5 shirt. Having seen the news about the fake bidders ruining the chances of Prostate Cancer UK reaping the rewards of the campaign, Mitsubishi Electric immediately…

Fleet’s charity cause let down by eBay auction scammers

Ebbsfleet United have been disappointed to discover fake eBay bids inflating the auction total for Yado Mambo’s much-publicised No.5 shirt have meant Prostate Cancer UK has been unable to collect the funds intended for it. The winner of the auction, who had bid £1,650, failed to pay for the shirt despite repeated requests. The club…

Mambo No.5 gets charity release

Like most followers of various football accounts on social media in recent days, not to mention some national print media, Ebbsfleet United hasn’t failed to notice the recent frenzy created by our defender Yado Mambo’s No.5 squad shirt. Or should we say, lack of a No.5 squad shirt. It was something we noted six years…

Mambo number three: defender returns for third spell

Ebbsfleet United have recruited central defender Yado Mambo to bolster the back line heading into a busy winter schedule following completion of his signing this morning. The 25-year-old has had two previous spells at the club, on loan from Charlton Athletic in 2011/12 and again briefly in 2013/14, clocking up 32 appearances and three goals….

Whitehawk 1-1 Fleet

Mambo, number five, scoring after five minutes – it was a headline writer’s dream. But for Fleet, the dream start faded as a slow beginning to the second-half allowed Whitehawk back in the game to claim a point. Yado Mambo’s goal on his first league start for Fleet since his return came as he received…

Huke on the home straight

Fleet’s squad will be stretched to the limit as they begin the first of numerous away games tonight at Bath City – nine of the next 11 games over five weeks will take place on the road and to that end manager Steve Brown is grateful one more of his core squad is almost approaching…

Mambo pursuit pays off for Brown

The Fleet have added further quality to their back line with the signing this afternoon of former loanee Yado Mambo to a squad that was earlier bolstered by the capture of Anthony Acheampong. Alongside current club captain Paul Lorraine, central defender Mambo, 22, was a lynchpin of the Fleet side that finished 14th in the…