DRC Leopards have to wait until the end to qualify for AFCON 2015 in Equatorial Guinea. Photo, DRC players celebrate.
They book their ticket with a 3-1 thrashing of Sierra Leone in the last match of the qualifiers.
DRC Leopards 3-1 victory against ten men Sierra Leone initially was not enough, but the result from other matches goes there way.
Egypt suffered a 2-1 defeat in the hands of Tunisia means they could not block DRC way especially after the draw, 2-2 imposed by South Africa in Nigeria.
The Leopards automatically qualified with 9 points and join the list of the last 16 countries.
List of 16 countries qualified
Equatorial Guinea (Host), South Africa, Congo, Algeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Gabon, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Cape Verde, Zambia, Tunisia, Senegal and
Final Group D
Cameroon 14 points – Côte d’Ivoire 2nd 10 points – Congo3rd 9 points – Sierra Leone 4th 1point.