Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal clash between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana, from the Stade d’Oyem in the Gabonese city Oyem on Sunday, 29 January 2017.
DR Congo: Matampi; Lomalisa, Tisserand, Bope, Mpeko – Kabananga, Mbemba, Mulumba, Mubele – M’Poku, Mbokani
Ghana: Razak; Acheampong, Boye, Amartey, Afful – Wakaso, Acquah, Partey – Atsu, A.Ayew, J.Ayew
80′ Dede Ayew coolly places it on the left of the Congolese Goal keeper who goes to the right direction
78′ Atsu runs ahead of his marker who has no choice than to bring down the Ghanaian winger and the referee whistle for a penalty.
74′ – Amartey (Ghana) the latest to go into the book as tension boils over in Oyem.
68′ – GOAL! STUNNER! DR Congo alert as they take a free-kick quickly – catching Ghana off guard – before M’Poku unleashes a right-footed rocket past Razak.
63′ – Jordan goes round two Congolese defenders and takes a thunder bolt with the net smiling at him.
DR Congo 0 – 1 Ghana
61′ – Tisserand (DR Congo) the next to go into the referees book following a silly challenge on Partey.
59′ – Wakaso (Ghana) and Lomalisa (DR Congo) go into the referees book.
55′ – Exciting start to the second with Ghana growing into the game – Avram Grant’s men look a different team in the second-half.
50′ – SAVE! Matampi saves with his feat to keep out Wakaso’s dipping free-kick. Really positive start to the half by the Black Stars.
45+1′ – Half-Time: DR Congo 0-0 Ghana