Kinshasa, November 2nd, 2022 (CPA) – The coach of the local national team, Otis Ngoma and his foals will carry out a blocked internship during this month of November, in Istanbul, Turkey, to prepare their participation in the phase final of the 7th edition of the African Nations Championship CHAN Algeria 2023, learned the CPA on Tuesday, sources close to the Congolese Federation of Football Association (FECOFA). According to the source, the camp starts on November 14 and will go until the current November 21st, with two or three friendlies, including one against Qatar who are preparing for their 2022 FIFA World Cup.
To do this, Otis Ngoma would have drawn up a list of 27 players, which will soon be revealed to the public.
The gathering will take place in Kinshasa on November 10th, before flying to Turkey.
The coach of the senior A national team, Sébastien Desabre, will also take part in this course to play his role as supervisor with proposals and advice. During his one-on-one with the press, a few days ago, the French technician had drawn the attention of the FECOFA side so that during this training camp in Turkey, a good ground with a very beautiful lawn would be made available to the team in order to work well, deploring the one that had been reserved for them at the Casablanca internship in Morocco. DR Congo will play in Group B of Uganda, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal. The competition will be held from January 13th to February 4th, 2023, and will see the participation of 18 nations, it is recalled. ACP/