Mulumbu, Mbokani included in DR Congo squad for Nations Cup

Youssouf Mulumbu
Youssouf Mulumbu (Photo: Reuters)
Mohamad Mosselhi
Tuesday 30 Dec 2014
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DR Congo will play the Upcoming Nations Cup with a prolific front-line that includes Dieumerci Mbokani and Youssouf Mulumbu

DR boss Florent Ibenge revealed on Tuesday his provisional 29-man squad for Nations Cup that will start in Equatorial Guinea on 17 January.

Dynamo Kiev striker Dieumerci Mbokani and Youssouf Mulumbu of West Bromwich Albion featured in the list in a prolific front-line for the two -time African Champions.

Mbokani has fully recovered from a serious knee injury that prevented him from playing with the Leopards in their qualifying campaign.

Former AS Vita club coach Ibenge has called-up seven players from the DR Congo giants, three from TP Mazembe and two from Motema Pembe in his provisional list.

DR Congo were drawn in Group B along with Zambia, Tunisia and Cape Verde.

Squad

Goalkeepers: Robert Kidiaba (TP Mazembe), Hervé Lomboto (AS Vita), Parfait Mandanda (Charleroi, Belgium), Nicaise Kudimbana (Anderlecht, Belgium)

Defenders: Litombo Bangala (DC Motema Pembe), Jean Kaususuka (TP Mazembe), Joel Kimwaki (TP Mazembe), Isama Mpeko (Kabuscorp, Angola), Lomanisa Mutambala (AS Vita), Mabele Bawaka (AS Vita), Chancel Mbemba (Anderlecht, Belgium), Cédric Mongongu (Evian TG, France), Christopher Oualembo (Academica Coimbra, Portugal).

Midfielders: Hervé Kage (Genk, Belgium), Neeskens Kebano (Charleroi, Belgium), Lema Mabidi (AS Vita), Nelson Munganga (AS Vita), Cédric Makiadi (Werder Bremen, Germany), Youssouf Mulumbu (West Bromwich Albion, England), Distel Zola (Châteauroux, France), Gabriel Zakuani (Peterborough, England).

Forwards: Jeremy Bokila (Terek Grozny, Russia), Yannick Bolasie (Crystal Palace, England), Junior Kabananga (Cercle Bruges, Belgium), Dark Kabangu (FC MK Etanchéité), Luvumbu Nzinga (AS Vita), Firmin Mubele Ndombe (AS Vita), Cédric Mabwati (Osasuna, Spain), Dieumerci Mbokani (Dynamo Kiev, Ukraine)

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