By Dennis Osei Gyamfi,GNA
Accra, May 22,
GNA - Head coach Jean-Florent Ibenge Ikwange of Democratic Republic of Congo
has announced a provisional list for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in
Egypt next month.
squad would be trimmed to 23 before June 11.
Kabongo Kasongo features in the list despite his lack of playing time with his
new side Al-Wahda of SaudI Arabia.
joined the Saudi side last January in a six-month loan deal, but a shoulder
injury rendered him unavailable for a long time.
He scored four
goals in ten appearances with the Saudi side.
midfielder Tresor Mputu was included in the list as well as Porto midfielder
Chancel Mbemba and Rayo Vallacano winger Gianneli Imbula.
DR Congo won
the title twice in 1968 and 1974 and are this time pitted in Group A alongside
hosts Egypt, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Here is the
full Squad; Goalkeepers: Auguy Kalambay
(Sanga Balende), Parfait Mandanda (FC Dinamo Bucarest, Roumanie), Anthony Mossi
(Chiasso, Suisse), Ley Matampi (Al-Nasr, Saudi Arabia).
Defenders: Padoue Botuli
(Vita Club), DJuma Shabani (Vita Club), Djos Issama (TP Mazembe), Christian
Luyindama (Galatasaray , Tur), Arthur
Masuaku (West Ham, Eng), Wilfried Abro(Mka
Ankaragucu, Tur), Glody Ngonda (Vita Club), Fabrice N’Sakala
(Alanyaspor, Tur), Marcel Tisserand (Wolfsboug,Ger), Bobo Ungenda (Primiero di
Akolo (Stuttgart, Ger), Merveille Bokadi
(Standard Liege, Bel), Gianneli Imbula (Rayo
Vallacano, Spa), Chancel Mangulu
(Porto, Por), Paul Mpoku (Standard Liege, Bel), Trésor Mputu (TP Mazembe),
Youssouf Mulumbu (Kilmarnock, Sco), Nelson Omba
(Vita Club), FabriceLwamba (Vita Club), Aaron Tshibola (Kilmarnock, Sco)
Assombalanga ( Middlesbrough, Eng), Cédric Bakambu (Beijing Guaon / Chi),
Yannick Bolasie (Anderlecht, Bel),
Jonathan Mpangi (Antwerp, Belgique),
Elia Lina (TP Mazembe), Kabongo Kasongo (Wahda, Saudi Arabia), Jacques Maghoma
(Birmingham England), Jackson Muleka (TP