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DR Congo Dump Egypt Out Of Nations Cup

The Democratic Republic of Congo recorded a major upset by dumping Egypt out of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast in the round of 16.


Congo booked their place in the quarter-finals with a penalty shootout victory over the Pharaohs.


The regulation time ended 1-1 and Congo won the shoot out 8-7 to set up a quarter finals clash with Guinea on Sunday.


Meschack Elia headed in Yoane Wissa’s cross to give DR Congo the lead in the 37th minute before Mostafa Mohammed restored parity for Egypt from the penalty spot on the stroke of half time.