DR Congo – Congo

·       This will be Congo DR’s fifth appearance in the African Nations Championship, playing 19 games, more than any other country. They are the only team to have won the trophy on more than occasion, in 2009 and in 2016.

·       Congo will play in two consecutive African Nations Championships for the first time, after their quarter-final exit on penalties in 2018. They have lost only once in their seven games in the competition (W3 D3), their very first encounter, in January 2014 v Ghana (0-1).

·       Congo have conceded only 0.6 goals per game on average in the African Nations Championship (4 in 7 encounters), only Zambia have a lower ratio among teams taking part in the 2021 edition (0.5).

Source: cafonline.com