Previous
AFC Bournemouth
Blackburn Rovers
3
2
FT
Game Details
Blackpool
Queens Park Rangers
2
0
FT
Game Details
Burton Albion
Burnley
2
1
FT
Game Details
Millwall
Fulham
1
3
FT
Game Details
Oxford United
Manchester City
0
3
FT
Game Details
Preston North End
Middlesbrough
(3) 2
(4) 2
FT-Pens
Middlesbrough win 4-3 on Penalties.
Game Details
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Leicester City
(1) 0
(3) 0
FT-Pens
Leicester City win 3-1 on Penalties.
Game Details
Wycombe Wanderers
Norwich City
3
4
FT
Game Details
Manchester United
Derby County
(7) 2
(8) 2
FT-Pens
Derby County win 8-7 on Penalties.
Game Details
West Bromwich Albion
Crystal Palace
0
3
FT
Game Details
Next
NigeriaNigeria
Congo DRCongo DR
1
1
FT
Game Details

Wydad beat Mazembe to win CAF Super Cup

Football
Read

AS Vita Club advance in Champions League

Football
Read

Could Bolasie add style to Big Sam's steel?

Football
Read
TunisiaTunisia
LibyaLibya
0
0
FT
Game Details

Florent Ibenge explains DR Congo's Cedric Bakambu omission

Cedric Bakambu isn't part of the Democratic Republic of Congo squad to face Liberia in next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier due to administrative reasons, according to coach Florent Ibenge.

Despite an excellent season with Beijing Guoan in the Chinese Super League, Bakambu was the headline omission from the Leopards squad released on Monday.

"I called up him but he doesn't have a passport," Ibenge told KweséESPN. "As we're not going via [Congolese capital] Kinshasa, he can't be cleared administratively."

Bakambu netted twice during the DRC's opening qualifying victory over rivals Congo-Brazzaville in June 2017, and also has 13 goals in 15 CSL appearances this term.

The 27-year-old was left out of Ibenge's squad along with Gael Kakuta of Amiens, while Marcel Tisserand and Chancel Mbemba both miss out due to injury.

Regardless of Bakambu's absence, Ibenge has a series of talented offensive options, with Firmin Mubele, Junior Kabananga, Benik Afobe and Brett Assombalonga among his attacking options.

Yannick Bolasie will also join the squad after completing his loan move from Everton to Aston Villa.

The Leopards face Liberia away on September 9 as they look to keep the pressure on Group G leaders Zimbabwe.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.