World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : DR Congo beats Guinea 2-1

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FIFA World Cup 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018

CONAKRY, Nov. 13, 2016 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (African Qualifiers) : DR Congo defeated Guinea by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 0-1), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sunday afternoon at the Stade du 28 Septembre in Conakry.

Guinea had started off well by taking the lead in the 23rd minute with a goal by Soumah on penalty. Trailing 1-0 at half time, the congoleses nonetheless manage to reverse the direction of the game by scoring twice in the second period (Kebano '54 and Bolasie '57).

The result put the congolese top of Group A with 6 points. Guinea is third with no points. In their next game, DR Congo will meet second-placed Tunisia at the Stade du 28 Septembre on September 1, while Guinea will face Libya.

Fixtures and Results : Third Round Group A

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Overview

Guinea at the World Cup

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

DR Congo at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 10 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
2018 World Cup Poster
Guinea
1:2
DR Congo
1:2 (1:0)
  • 13 November 2016
  • 17:30
  • Conakry

Third Round Group A

TeamPts
DR Congo6
Tunisia6
Guinea0
Libya0

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