The first edition of TIFOCO (International football tournament of DR Congo) has lead in the wing. Two expected countries declined the invitation. But Niger says yes.
Initially, the competition must bring together the DR Congo, the Congo, the Ivory Coast and Guinea. But the last two have announced their plans. The Feguifoot indicating a too short deadline. ” Guinea will no longer be able to participate because the President has ordered me to address a letter of apology. With the championship we are late and by May we have to finish the 26 days. The reality is that over time it’s not possible“, says Maurice Akoye, secretary general of the Feguifoot to our colleagues Foot224.
Finally, Niger replaces Côte d’Ivoire. The Mena which was to complete an internship and two friendly matches against Togo will ultimately hold only one date: January 22 in Lome.
The TIFOCO scheduled from January 16 to 19 in Kinshasa therefore presents itself with 3 nations. The organizers have not yet announced new developments.