The men’s basketball Leopards winners of the 2019 Afrocan in Mali received their vehicles promoted by President Félix Tshisekedi on Thursday, August 4. It was the chief of staff of the Head of State, Guylain Nyembo, who handed over these new model TXL jeeps not only to the Congolese beasts but also to the technical and administrative team.
According to information from ACTUALITE.CD, in short, seize the persons concerned for this gift from Félix Tshisekedi including twelve players, two coaches, a doctor and a representative of the basketball federation of Congo (FEBACO).
The DRC had won the first edition of this competition essentially reserved for players playing on the continent by dominating Kenya (82-61) on July 27, 2019 at the Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga in Bamako. At the reception by the Head of State on August 3, 2019, the latter had promised to offer them vehicles.
It took three years for the beasts to win their case. They had to multiply the pleas to arrive today, helped in particular by the LISPED of Maître Alain Makengo.