The Democratic Republic of Congo head coach Florent Ibengé Ikwange has picked his team from which he will pick the 18 to face Kenya’s Harambee Stars in an upcoming friendly match in Kinshasa.
The two nations will be facing off on Tuesday 4 October at the Martyrs Stadium and the coach has named a star studded team that consists of among others, Everton forward Yannick Bolasie.
Also named in the team is Hull City forward Dieumerci Mbokani among a number of star players plying their trade in Europe’s big leagues, including Cedric Bakambu of Spanish La Liga side Villarreal.
Goalkeepers: Joel Kiassumbua (FC Wollen, Switzerland), Matampi Vumi Ley (DCMP) and Kudimbana Nicaise (Royal FC)
Defenders: Weaver Marcel Jany Emile (Ingolstadt, Germany), Bompunga Botuli Padua (Ace V.Club/ DR Congo), Issama Mpeko Djos (TP Mazembe / DR Congo), Lomalisa Mutambala Joyce (Ace v.Club/RD Congo), Gabriel Zakuani (Northampton Town / England), Chancel Mbemba Mangulu (New Castle / England), Nsimba Vital Manual (Bourg-en-Bresse Peronnas / France), Oualembo Christopher (Academica Coimbra / Portugal)
Midfielders: Bope -Bokadi Merveille (TP Mazembe / DR Congo), Maghoma Jacques (Birmingham City / England) Paul Jose Mpoku (Panathinaikos / Greece), Mulumba Remy (GFC Gazelec Ajaccio / France), Kebano Neeskens (Fulham / England), Mulumbu Youssuf (Norwich City / England)
Forwards: Mubele Ndombe Firmin (Al Ahli Doha/Qatar), Bakambu Cedrick (Villarreal / Spain), Bolasie Yala Yannick ( Everton / England), Bokila Loteteka Jeremy (Al Kharaitiyat / Qatar), Botaka Jordan (Charlton / England), Bolingi Mpangi Jonathan (TP Mazembe / DR Congo), Mabuati Cedrick (Columbus Crew SC / USA), Mbokani Bezua Dieumerci (Hull City / England), Britt Assombalonga (Nottingham Forrest / England), Kabananga Junior (Astana / Kazakhstan), Lukebakio Dodi (Toulouse / France)