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Congo forwards lament loss against Egypt

Posted on October 10, 2016

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Congolese forwards Thievy Bifouma and Fabrice Ondama addressed the press after their country’s loss against Egypt in the 2018 Russia World Cup qualifiers.

Both forwards were in the starting eleven in their 2-1 loss against and they talked to reporters after the game on and their performances.

Thievy Bifouma said, “I am really disappointed as we could have at least drew.”

“It’s too bad. I think we gave our everything. We knew their strength was through as he is an extremely fast player, yet we didn’t know how to stop him.”

“They (Egypt) have been playing together for a while so there’s chemistry in the team as the players know each other very well. ”

“It is now up to us to put more effort and work harder to be able to win our next match,” concluded Bifouma.

While Ondama said, “We scored first but they came back to equalize through Mohamed Salah who was too much for youngster Imouele to handle. We tried to get back in the game but we couldn’t.

“I know there is hope. With the grace of god, everything will be better and we will work on winning and pleasing our supporters,” Ondama concluded.

is going to face Uganda in the second round of Group E in the 2018 world cup qualifiers.



    October 10, 2016 at 4:14 PM

    that’s good if we win, good for us, but the game played is alarming compared to the big teams of our continent. We depend a lot of Salah, systematically playing on him. I am convinced that Hector Cuper is not the man for the job, because tactically it’s really weak.

    • gameref

      October 11, 2016 at 3:46 AM

      I think maybe our main problem is the midfield during the defensive phase.Not enough agressivity for me.

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