Pronunciation: GIL-ee-in kuh-BAH-luh
Jersey No.: 6
Weight: 165 lbs.
Date of Birth: October 14, 1996
Place of Birth: Democratic Republic of Congo
Hometown: Manchester, N.H.
High School: Manchester Central High School
Last Club: Seacoast United
Status: Under-16 roster
2011-12: Spent much of his first season with the Revs with U.S. Soccer’s Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., returning to New England in May. Made eight appearances, including six starts, with the Under-16 team. Traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 2012 Future Champions Gauteng tournament (March 26-31). Made five appearances, including four starts. Scored two goals: against School of Excellence SAFA (March 27) and the Orlando Pirates (March 31). Made three appearances, all starts, during the Development Academy Playoffs (June 26-29) in Frisco, Texas.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a sophomore at Manchester Central High School (Manchester, N.H.) … was enrolled in U.S. Soccer’s Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla., during his freshman year and Fall semester of his sophomore year and did not played for his high school.
BEFORE REVS: Spent one season as a member of Seacoast United … also played with the New Hampshire Classics between the ages of 11-14.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: Spent three semesters with U.S. Soccer’s Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. … made two starts with the Under-17 Men’s National team during the 2011 Nike Friendlies, playing 75 minutes in the 2-2 draw against France on Nov. 30 and 64 minutes in the 3-1 win against Brazil on Dec. 4 as the team won the tournament … made two appearances – both starts – during the 2011 Val-de-Marne tournament held in Paris, France from Oct. 25 -29, and scored a goal against the Netherlands on Oct. 29 … named to Under-17 squad for the 2011 Albir Garden Sports Cup, held in L’Aflas Del Pi, Spain (Oct. 15-20) … participated in two Under-15 Boys National Team training camps in 2011, the first in March and a second in July.
PERSONAL: Guyllain Kabala … is the son of Clement Kabala and Mathilda Kekumba … has two siblings: Kevin and Yannick … Yannick was a part of the Revolution youth teams in 2010-11 … lists Kevin Prince Boateng, Michael Essian and Yaya Toure among his favorite professional soccer players … supports Chelsea, Manchester City and the U.S. National team … also follows the Boston Celtics … enjoys running and listening to music … is fluent in French.