Pre-World Cup Friendly: Bolasie to Lead DR Congo against Eagles


Everton star forward Yannick Bolasie will lead a 32-man DR Congo squad dominated by overseas pros for a May 28 World Cup warm-up against Nigeria in Port Harcourt.

Other top pros stars are Paul Jose Mpoku (Standard Liege/Belgium), Benik Afobe (Bournemouth), Cedric Bakambu (China) and Chancel Mbemba (Newcastle United).

DRC will use this match to prepare for a 2019 AFCON qualifier against Liberia.

The team will fly into Nigeria on a special chartered flight on May 25.