Zambia, DR Congo progress to third round of World Cup qualifiers


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Yannick Bolasie helped DR Congo beat Burundi to advance in African World Cup qualifying along with Uganda, Zambia, Morocco and Gabon.

Morocco lost 1-0 in Equatorial Guinea today but still progress after a 2-0 victory in their home leg. Rui scored the winner for Equatorial Guinea but Youssef El Arabi and Yacine Bammou goals in the home leg ensured a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Congo edged Burundi 5-4 on aggregate after a 2-2 home draw today. They had won their away leg 3-2 as Ndombe Mubele scored a brace.

Zambia, coming from a 1-0 away win over Sudan, won 2-0 at home after goals from Lubambo Musonda and Winston Kalengo to progress 3-0 on aggregate.