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President Kabila Rewards Triumphant DRC Team With SUVs

President Kabila after receiving the Chan Trophy from the players, handed each one a brand new Toyota Prado

The triumphant DR Congo team of local based players that won the 2016 Africa Nations Championships in Rwanda are all smiles after receiving high end 4×4 SUVs (prados) as presents from their president Joseph Kabila.

The president personally handed over the keys for the prados to team captain Joel Kimwaki and coach Florent Ibenge at a ceremony on Kinshasa witnessed by an AFP journalist.

Kabila asked the nationals to use the victory to forge peace and stability in the country risking political turmoil

DR Congo won a record second CHAN title overcoming Mali by 3-0 in a final played last Sunday in Kigali. Their first trophy came in 2009 where they won the inaugural edition in Ivory Coast.

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