A Congolese-born footballer has been thrown in jail for committing multiple serious sexual assault offenses in England.
Rochdale goalkeeper Jonathan Diba-Musangu has been jailed for 24 years for sex attacks on six different victim, the BBC reported.
Diba-Musangu, who is aged 23, was convicted for rape around the city of Manchester where he used a Church to target most of his victims.
"It's taken immense bravery for these victims to come forward and cooperate with us as we pieced together his gruesome acts," said Det Insp Julie Maxwell.
"Diba-Musangu abused his position of power within the church and may well have had a successful footballing career ahead of him before the work of detectives have led to where he is now - behind bars."
"The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) also said he raped a 12-year-old girl at a summer camp four years later.
"He was jailed at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court for 12 offences including three counts of rape of a child under 13 and two counts of rape.
"Diba-Musangu, of Fernhurst Street, Chadderton, was also convicted of two counts of sexually assaulting a child under 13, two counts of inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and three counts of sexual activity with a child,” the report concluded.