World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Congo-Brazzaville beats Ethiopia 2-1 to qualify for next round

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BRAZZAVILLE, Nov. 17, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : Congo-Brazzaville defeated Ethiopia by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-1), in the second leg of a qualifying game on Tuesday afternoon at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Débat in Brazzaville.

Ethiopia had started off well by taking the lead in the 28th minute with a goal by Getaneh. Trailing 1-0 at half time, the Congoleses nonetheless manage to reverse the direction of the game by scoring twice in the second period (N'Ganga '48 and Bifouma '53).

Congo-Brazzaville, who won the first leg (4-3), advance to the third round of the ongoing CAF World Cup qualifying campaign. Ethiopia is eliminated.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round



Congo-Brazzaville at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 9 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)

Ethiopia at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1962)
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2:1 (0:1)
  • 17 November 2015
  • 16:00
  • Brazzaville

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