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Starting XI: Cape Verde v DRC

Africa Cup of Nations - Group B

Teams: Cape Verde v DRC

Date: 22 January 2015

Venue: Ebebiyin Stadium

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Cape Verde and DR Congo will be targeting the first wins of their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations campaigns when they meet on Thursday.

Both sides recorded draws in their opening Group B encounters. Cape Verde drew 1-1 against Tunisia while DR Congo finished 1-1 with Zambia.
 
Cape Verde is the smallest nation to compete at Afcon. Their last appearance was in South Africa in 2013 when they made the quarter-finals.
 
DR Congo have not reached the last eight since 2006. Their last Afcon title win was back in 1974.
 
 
Here's how they line up:

Cape Verde: Vozinha, Gege, Carlitos, Fernando Varela, Stopira, Calu, Babanco, Nuno Rocha, Julio Tavares, Kuca, Ryan Mendes.

DRC: Kidiaba, Mbemba, Kasusula, Kimwaki, Issama, Mulumbu, Mabwati, Mabidi, Bolasie, Mbokani.

Ghana's Afcon game against Algeria will be televised live on SuperSport 4 on 23 January at 18h00.
 

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