Congolese fans beat up their national football team

Team Picture of DR Congo (Back) Yannick Bolasie, Cedric Mongongu, Cedric Makiadi, Diedonnei Mbokani, Joel Mpela Kimwaki, Chancel Mbemba (Front) Jean Kilitsho Kasusula, Firmin Ndombe Mubele, Robert Muteba Kidiaba, Issampa Djos, Cedrick Mabwati during the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations football match between DR Congo and Tunisia at Bata Stadium, Bata, Equatorial Guinea on 26 January 2015 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

Some angry fans of the Congolese Football team have stormed and beaten their sports minister as well as some players during the team’s arrival at the airport for failing to return home with the AFCON 2019 trophy.

Immediately the team touched down at the country’s National airport in Kinshasha following their exist in the ongoing Total African Cup of Nations 2019 (AFCON) the angry fans pounced on them and started beating them.

DR Congo won only one game at the AFCON 2019 but still managed to qualify to the next round as one of the highly ranked 3rd placed teams.

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The national team after their abysmal performance in the tournament did a video to apologize to their fans for failing to bring home the trophy but that didn’t go down well with the supporters.

Watch the video below:

Congo lost in the round of 16 game the team got outplayed and eventually knocked out by debutant Madagascar.

credit: ghanapage


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