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Vincent Kompany’s Dad elected as first black mayor in Belgium

Pierre Kompany, father of Manchester City & Belgium national team skipper has been, Vincent Kompany has been elected the first Black mayor in Belgium.

He arrived Belgium in 1975 as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He won the election in the municipality of Ganshoren in Brussels, earning him the title of mayor.

Pierre, aged 71 became active in politics in 2006 as a Councillor and in 2014, he was a member of Belgium regional parliament.

In an Instagram post, Vincent congratulated his father by saying, “He’s the first black mayor in Belgium – it’s never happened before, it’s historic…. congratulations to my dad!”

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