DRC: Start of the Leopards course on Monday with a fitness session


Kinshasa, January 25th, 2022 (CPA).– The Leopards A of DR Congo started on Monday a ten-day training course in Manama, Bahrain (Asia), with a fitness session in the weight room of The Gulf Hotel Bahrain, under the supervision of physical trainer Antonio Sariouglou, we learned on Monday from the communication department of the Congolese Federation of Football Association (FECOFA).

This bodybuilding session took place under the watchful eye of the medical staff led by Dr. Vivier, who was very concerned about the health of the players. Of the twenty-four players called up for this second course, only seven took part in this first working session. They are: Herve Lomboto, Muzungu Chadrack, Mika Miche, Zola Kiaku, Marcel Tisserand, Fabrice Nsakala and Joël Kiassumbua. While the first four left Kinshasa, the last three joined the delegation from Istanbul, Turkey, a few hours before the Leopards’ delegation took off for Manama.

After the first session, the group grew with the arrival of five other players, namely Ngonda Muzinga, Ngoma Fabrice, Mukoko Amale, Yannick Bolasie and Lionel Mpasi.

The head coach of Leopards, Hector Cuper and his two assistants, Fantaguzi Carlos and Fayez Mohamed, were expected Monday evening at the venue where they were preceded by assistant coach Daula Lopembe and physical trainer Antonio Sariouglou.

The Leopards are in Manama to prepare for the match against the Atlas Lions of Morocco, as part of the qualifiers for the World Cup, Qatar 2022. ACP/