DR Congo

DR Congo

Nickname: Leopards

Head Coach: Florent Ibenge

Previous appearances: 18

Honours: Winners (1968, 1974)

Club History

DR Congo are through to the finals for the fourth time in a row, one of their longest spells in recent times. Champions in 1968 and 1974, the Leopards also finished third in 1998 and 2015.

Key Facts

  • DR Congo will be participating in the Africa Cup of Nations for a 19th time in 2019; including this year’s competition, only Egypt (24), Ivory Coast (23) and Ghana (22) have featured in more.
  • Since the 2013 tournament, DR Congo have only lost two of their 13 Africa Cup of Nations matches (W3 D8), losing to Cote d’Ivoire in the 2015 semi-finals and Ghana in the 2017 quarters.

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