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DR Congo will be wearing O'Neills jerseys at the African Cup of Nations

We know who we’ll be supporting!

THE AFRICAN CUP of Nations kicks off in Equatorial Guinea tomorrow and this year we are getting behind the Democratic Republic of Congo.

At 25/1, the Leopards may be way down the pecking order behind the likes of the Ivory Coast, Algeria, Ghana and Tunisia as tournament favourites but there is an Irish connection with the central African country.

Sports company O’Neills, best-known for producing GAA jerseys, are Dr Congo’s new kit-makers.

Dr Congo home

So captain Youssuf Mulumbu, of West Brom, Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie and the rest of the team will be wearing the jersey above when they face Zambia in their opening group game on Sunday.

And here’s the away shirt:

Dr Congo away

 

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