World Cup Qualifying - Africa

Congo DR squad fear for lives in Libya

June 7, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent
Congo DR defender Cedric Mongongu has questioned FIFA's wisdom in allowing Libya to stage Friday's World Cup qualifier between the pair on home soil, claiming the visiting squad are "afraid" because of the lack of security.

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