Khaya Ndubane

By Khaya Ndubane

Digital Manager Phakaaathi


Blow by blow: Cote d’Ivoire vs DR Congo

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Afcon 2017 Group C match between Cote d'Ivoire and DR Congo at Stade de d'Oyem.


– referee blows for full-time. Full-time score: Cote d’Ivoire 2-2 DR Congo

– 90+2′ Kalou scores but it’s ruled offside

– 3 minutes of added time to be played

– 90′ another corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 89′ corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 86′ corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 85′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– 84′ another free kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 81′ free kick for Cote d’Ivoire in a good area

– 79′ Substitution for DR Congo: Bolingi comes on Kabananga

– 76′ Substitution for Cote d’Ivoire: Gradel makes way for Kalou

– 74′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– 73′ corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 72′ double substitution for DR Congo: Mulumbu and Mulumba come on for Ikoko and Maghoma respectively

– 70′ corner kick for DR Congo

– 67′ GOAAAL! Serey Die grabs the equaliser for Cote d’Ivoire with a deflected shot!

– 66′ Gbohouo saves Mubele’s shot-cum-cross

– 65′ free kick for DR Congo and a yellow card for Kessie

– 64′ corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire and is played short

– 61′ free kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 59′ free kick for DR Congo and it leads to a corner kick

– 56′ Mubele powers through, but his shot hits the side netting

– 51′ offside call goes against Cote d’Ivoire

– 49′ Deli’s header goes wide of goals

– the second half is underway at Stade de d”Oyem

– Substitution for Cote d’Ivoire: Traore makes way for Deli

– referee blows for the half-time break. Half-time score: Cote d’Ivoire 1-2 DR Congo

– 44′ corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 41′ Aurier’s shot is saved by Matampi

– 41′ free kick for Cote d’Ivoire in a promising position

– 36′ corner kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 33′ free kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 33′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– 31′ free kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 28′ GOAAAL! Kabananga puts DR Congo in the lead again with a header!

– 26′ GOAAAL! Bony equalises for Cote d’Ivoire with a powerful header! It’s 1-1!

– 24′ Matampi drops the ball, but recovers in time to stop the danger

– 22′ Bony’s header goes narrowly wide of goals

– 16′ another free kick for DR Congo

– 14′ free kick for DR Congo

– 10′ GOAAAL! Kebano puts DR Congo in the lead with a powerful finish!

– 8′ free kick for Cote d’Ivoire

– 2′ offside call goes against DR Congo

– the game is underway at Stade de d’Oyem

– kickoff

Starting XI

Cote d’Ivoire XI: Gbohouo, Aurier, Bailly, Kanon, A.Traoré, Kessié, Dié, Doukouré, Zaha, Bony, Gradel
DR Congo XI: Matampi, Ikoko, Bope, Tisserand, Mpeko, Maghoma, Mbemba, Kebano, Mubele, Mbokani, Kabananga

Hello and welcome to Phakaaathi’s live reporting of the Afcon 2017 Group C match between Cote d’Ivoire and DR Congo at Stade de d’Oyem.

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