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DR Congo ranked 3rd in Africa: FIFA

Radio Okapi - February 15, 2018

DR Congo Leopards football teamThe Democratic Republic of Congo is ranked third in Africa and 39th in the world, according to the February World Ranking of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). DR Congo gains four places compared to last month’s ranking.
DR Congo finish third at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Cafonline.com - February 7, 2015

DR Congo's players celebrate after finishing third at the 2015 Africa Cup of NationsDR Congo defeated Equatorial Guinea 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in Malabo on Saturday to finish third at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. No extra time was played and Cedric Mongongu converted the decisive penalty after the first play-off since their introduction in 1962 not to produce a goal.
Cote d'Ivoire beat DR Congo 3-1 to reach Africa Cup of Nations final

Cafonline.com - February 4, 2015

DR Congo Leopards football teamThe Elephants booked their place in the final thanks to a 3-1 win over DR Congo in their semi-final clash on Wednesday in Bata. Captain Yaya Toure broke the deadlock on 20 minutes before the Leopards rallied back through Dieudonne Mbokani three minutes later. Gervinho restored the Ivorians just before half time before Serge Konan sealed victory from a goalmouth action in the second half.
DR Congo win classic tie to reach Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals

Cafonline.com - January 31, 2015

DR Congo Leopards play against Congo Red Devils at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on 1.31.2015 DR Congo ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Congo, who were only reinstated in the qualifying tournament of this competition after Rwanda were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player, led this battle of the Congos 2-0 before DRC fought back to win with four goals in the last 25 minutes.
DR Congo and Tunisia reach Africa Cup of Nations quater-finals

Cafonline.com - January 26, 2015

DR Congo play against Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations on 1.26.2015Tunisia and DR Congo both advanced to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday after drawing 1-1 in their final Group B game in Bata. The Tunisians started the day on top of the section and were on their way to securing top spot when Ahmed Akaichi headed home in the 31st minute in Equatorial Guinea's largest city. However, DR Congo drew level in the 66th minute when substitute Loteteka Bokila scored only moments after coming on.
Mbokani, Mandanda named in DR Congo squad

Cafonline.com - December 30, 2014

DR Congo's Leopards football teamStriker Dieumerci Mbokani and goalkeeper Parfait Mandanda have been included in DR Congo’s 29-man provisional squad for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. The two players, who played no part in the qualifiers, have been called-up by head coach Florent Ibenge for next year’s tournament after recovering from injuries.
DR Congo Drawn With Zambia, Cape Verde, Tunisia for 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Congo News Agency - December 3, 2014

Africa Cup of Nations 2015 Equatorial Guinea GroupsThe draw for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea was made on Wednesday night. DR Congo's Leopards will face Zambia, Tunisia and Cape Verde in Group B.
DR Congo Qualify for 2015 Africa Cup of Nations

Cafonline.com - November 20, 2014

DR Congo LeopardsThe Leopards of DR Congo claimed the final spot in the qualifiers for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015. The Congolese went through as the best third place team from all the seven groups. The 1968 and 1974 champions sealed their place after Egypt were beaten 2-1 by North African rivals, Tunisia in the Group G clash in Monastir.
DR Congo wants to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

BBC Sport - February 15, 2013

DR Congo fans at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in South AfricaThe Democratic Republic of Congo has announced its intention to bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations in 2019. Despite having twice won the trophy, the vast country has never staged the continent's greatest sporting event. Nigeria said it would bid for the tournament last September, while Liberia, Kenya, Zambia and Algeria have also indicated a keenness.







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