KIGALI, Feb. 7, 2016 (AMP) — Rwanda 2016 : DR Congo claimed a second African Nations Championship crown with a 3-0 win against Mali (halftime: 1-0) in the final on Sunday night at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali.
Meschak scored dual goals
DR Congo dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Meschak in the 29th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Congoleses further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Meschak '62 and Bolingi '73).
Fixtures and Results : Second Round
DR Congo at the CHAN
- 1 title (2009)
- 4 appearances (first in 2009)
- 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2009)
- Statistics: Champions (2009)
Mali at the CHAN
- 3 appearances (first in 2011)
- 3 participations in the qualifications (first in 2011)
- 7 February 2016
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