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AFCON 2015: DR Congo Qualifies For Semi-Finals

DR Congo yesterday ended the fairytale run of next-door neighbour, Congo Brazzaville when it came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Ferebory Dore put Congo in front 10 minutes into the second half. Thievy Bifouma then doubled the Red Devils’ lead just after the hour mark, but the Leopards were back in the game on 65 minutes when Dieumerci Mbokani found the net.

Loteteka Bokila equalised with 15 minutes remaining be­fore substitute Joel Kimwaki Mpela put Florent Ibenge’s side ahead and Mbokani then clinched the win to end the ad­venture ends here for Claude Le Roy’s team.

The win sees the Leopards reach the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since 1998.

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