Mbabane: Congo Brazzaville has announced its 30-men provisional squad to face Sihlangu with 20 international stars in it.
The two nations will clash in back-to-back matches next Thursday and Monday November 16 in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Congo Brazzaville squad has two players plying their trade in Tunisia with one forward registered with DRC heavyweights TP Mazembe. The rest of the 20 internationals play in different leagues overseas like Germany, Bulgaria, Belgium, Spain, France and Croatia among others.
The Red Devils coach Valdo has recalled veteran Thievy Bifouma as well as naming new four debutantes.
The fresh call ups include Bradlye Mazikou, Sena Miague, Warren Tchibembe and Erwann Ofouya.
Valdo has also included Merveil Ndockyt and Mavis Tchibota who had been suspended by the Congolese FA for turning down a call up to face Thailand in a friendly match.
Congo are currently second in Group I with three points after two games. Senegal top the pool with six points, Guinea Bissau are third with three points while Sihlangu have not picked any point yet.
On the contrary, new Sihlangu head coach Dominic Kunene announced his own 30-men squad currently in camp at the FA Technical Centre made up of only local based players.
Congo Brazaville 30-men provisional squad:
Goalkeepers: Christoffer Mafoumbi (Morecambe, England), Erwann Ofouya (AS Blainville, Canada), Pavhel Ndzila (Etoile du Congo), Perrauld Ndinga (AS Otoho).
Defenders: Fernand Mayembo (Le Havre, France), Baron Kibamba (Seville Atletico, Spain), Beranger Itoua (Sohar FC, Oman), Cosme Atoni Mavoungou (JST), Ravy Tsouka (Helsingborgds IF, Sweden), Prince Mouandza Mapata (Devils Blacks), Bradley Mazikou (CSKA Sofia, Bulgaria), Dimitri Bissiki (AS Otoho), Sena Miangué (Standard Liège, Belgium).
Midfielders: Junior Loussoukou (Stade Tunisien, Tunisia), Warren Tchimbémbé (Troyes, France), Gaius Makouta (Beroe Stara Zagora, Bulgaria), Randi Goteni (Dunkirk, France), Scott Bitsindou (Lommel, Belgium), Harvy Itali Ossété (Black Devils), Prince Obongo (Black Devils), Hardy Samarange Binguila (Black Devils), Junior Makiessé (US Tataouine, Tunisia), Yohan Andzouana (Roeselare, Belgium)
Forwards: Thievy Bifouma (Yeni Malatyaspor, Turkey), Mavis Tchibota (Lugodorets, Bulgaria), Elvia Ipamy (TP Mazembe, DRC), Yann Moukombo (Etoile du Congo), Silvère Ganvoula (Bochum, Germany), Merveil Ndockyt (NK Osijek, Croatia) Prince Ibara (Beerchot, Belgium)
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