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DR Congo list Everton star, 31 others for Eagles friendly

Africa Focus By: Ayodeji Tunde | 15/05/2018

FC Naija

The Democratic Republic of Congo head coach Florent Ibenge has named a strong 32-man squad for his side’s friendly fixture against Nigeria billed for May 28 in Port Harcourt.

The squad contains three goalkeepers, 10 defenders, seven midfielders and 12 forwards.

Top on the list of the players are Everton winger Yannick Bolasie, Benik Afobe of Bournemouth, Newcastle United’s Chancel Mbemba and former Chelsea winger Gael Kakuta.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers: Joël Kiassumbua, Nicaise Kudimbana, Parfait Mandanda.

Defenders: Issama Mpeko, Jordan Ikoko, Arthur Masuaku, Fabrice Nsakala, Glody Ngonda, Wilfied Monke, Christian Luyindama, Chris Mavinga, Yannick Bangala Litombo, Gabriel Zakuani.

Midfielders: Chancel Mbemba, Jacques Maghoma, Taguy Ndombele, Aron Tshibola, Neeskens Kebano, Paul Jose Mpoku, Gael Kakuta.

Forwards: Yannick Bolasie, Mubele Ndombe, Chadrack Akolo, Harrison Manzala, Jordan Botaka, Yeni N’Gbakoto, Cedric Bakambu, Britt Assombalonga, Benik Afobe, Kabongo Kasongo, Ben Malango, Rick Tulenge.
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