|Florent Ibenge resigns as Leopards head coach
Radio Okapi - August 7, 2019
|DR Congo national football team head coach Florent Ibenge presented his resignation to the president of the Congolese Football Association (FECOFA) on Wednesday at the headquarters of the national football body. In his statement of resignation to the press, Florent Ibenge thanked all his associates at AS Vita Club who “allowed him to join the national selection.”
|Vita Club arrive in Morocco for Confederation Cup finals first leg against Raja Casablanca
Radio Okapi - November 19, 2018
|AS Vita Club arrived in Casablanca, Morocco, on Monday morning. The DR Congo giants will play in 6 days against Raja Casablanca at the Stade Mohammed V in the first leg of the finals of the CAF Confederation Cup.
|2019 Africa Cup of Nations: DR Congo to play for qualification against Liberia
Radio Okapi - November 19, 2018
|DR Congo's Leopards will seek to qualify for the finals of the 32nd edition of the African Nations Cup (Can-Cameroon 2019) on the sixth and last day of the qualification round on 22 March 2019 against Liberia in Kinshasa.
|DR Congo ranked 3rd in Africa: FIFA
Radio Okapi - February 15, 2018
|The 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 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
|The 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 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
|Tunisia 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
|Striker 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.