BATA, Equatorial Guinea -- Congo's team bus broke down on the way to the remote town of Ebebiyin on Saturday, the latest problem for the squad at the African Nations Cup.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF), the tournament organisers, confirmed the incident in a brief emailed statement, saying the bus had "a mechanical problem" around 40 kilometers from Ebebiyin.
The team was making the three-hour road trip from Bata to Ebebiyin, in the far northeastern corner of Equatorial Guinea, ahead...
Gabon were thwarted in their bid to become the first nation to reach the 2015 African Nations Cup quarterfinals as Congo pulled off a surprise 1-0 victory in Bata.
Jorge Costa's Panthers beat Burkina Faso in their Group A opener and would have sealed their progression to the knockout stages with a second win, but Congo had other ideas.
Prince Oniangue scored the only goal of the game following a defensive mix-up in the 48th minute and it proved enough to secure the Red Devils their first finals...