Democratic Republic of Congo president, Joseph Kabila on Tuesday, February 9, presented the African Nations Championship (CHAN) winners which happens to be the Congo national team with a fleet of high-end Toyota Prados
Kabila personally handed over the car keys to DR Congo captain Joel Kimwaki and coach Florent Ibenge at a ceremony in Kinshasa.
Kimwali led his team to a one-sided 3-0 defeat of Mali in Sunday’s final in Kigali, Rwanda.
The players and officials were also decorated with Sporting Merit medals at a reception held at the presidential palace.
“May this trophy serve to forge peace and stability in our country,” Kabila said.
The Democratic Republic of Congo became the first country to win the CHAN twice after winning the inaugural competition in 2009 for the first time.