Ivory Coast vs DR Congo: Possible Lineups, Team News & TV Channel for AFCON 2024

Ivory Coast vs Guinea-Bissau

Tournament hosts Ivory Coast will face DR Congo in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations 2023 on February 7.

The Elephants endured a torrid competition, with Emers Fa taking over as head coach following the controversial sacking of Jean-Louis Gasset after the group stages.

However, they battled through the knockout rounds, winning over defending champions Senegal in a penalty shoot-out before taking extra time over Mali in the quarter-finals.

Team news

Interim boss Fa shuffled his options between wins over Senegal and Mali and will be without defender Odilon Kossounou due to suspension for this game.

Premier League veteran Willy Boly will cover for Kossouna with Brighton & Hove Albion winger Simon Adingra coming in after scoring off the bench against Mali.

DR Congo beat Guinea 3-1 in the quarter-finals and could stick with an unchanged starting eleven with Brentford’s Yoane Wissa in attack.

Ivory Coast (4-2-3-1): 1. Yahia Fofana (GK) — 17. Serge Aurier, 12. Willy Boly, 21. Evan Ndicka, 3. Ghislain Konan — 4. Jean Michaël Seri, 8, Franck Kessie — 24. Simon Adingra, 6. Seko Fofana, 15. Max Gradel — 20. Christian Kouamé.

DR Congo (4-3-3): 1. Lionel Mpasi (GK) — 24. Gedeon Kalulu, 22. Chancel Mbemba, 2. Henock Baka, 26. Arthur Masuaku — 18. Charles Pickel, 10. Théo Bongonda, 8. Samuel Moutoussamy — 13. Meschak Elia, 17. Cedric Bakambu, 20. Yoane Wissa.

Ivory Coast vs DR Congo kick off time

This AFCON semifinal clash takes place at the Olympic Stadium of Ebimpé in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and kicks off on Wednesday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

How to Watch Ivory Coast vs DR Congo in your Country

Australia: beIN Sports Connect, beIN SPORTS 3
Austria: Sportdigital FUSSBALL, DAZN
Brazil: NOW NET e Claro, BandSports, Band Play, DirecTV GO
Cameroon: DStv Now, SuperSport Football Plus ROA, New World Sport1, New World Sport App, Canal+ CAN, AfroSport TV, CRTV Sports, StarTimes App, SuperSport GOtv Football
Canada: beIN SPORTS CONNECT Canada, fuboTV Canada, beIN Sports Canada, Fanatiz Canada, beIN SPORTS en Español
Denmark: Viaplay Denmark
Egypt: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 2 AFCON, beIN Sports MAX 3 Arabiabe, IN Sports 1 AFCON
France: eIN SPORTS CONNECT, FreebeIN Sports 1
GermanyDAZN, Sportdigital FUSSBALL
Ghana: Startimes Sports Premium, Canal+ CAN, SuperSport GOtv Football, Startimes Sports Life, SuperSport Football Plus ROA, AfroSport TV, StarTimes App, DStv Now, GTV Sports+
India: FanCode
Indonesia: beIN Sports Connect Indonesia, beIN Sports 1 Indonesia, beIN Sports 1 Premium, Vidio
Ireland: Sky Sports Football, Sky Ultra HD, SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports Main Event
Israel: 5Plus
Italy: SportItalia
Jamaica: SportsMax 2, SportsMax App
Kenya: KBC Channel 1, DStv Now, Azam Sports 3 HD, SuperSport Football Plus ROA, Startimes Sports Life, StarTimes App, AfroSport TV, SuperSport GOtv Football, Startimes Sports Premium
Malaysia: sooka, beIN Sports Malaysia, beIN Sports Connect Malaysia
Morocco: beIN Sports 1 AFCON, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports MAX 3 Arabia, beIN Sports 2 AFCON
Netherlands: Ziggo Sport Select, Ziggo Sport 14
New Zealand: beIN Sports Connect New Zealand
Nigeria: StarTimes App, AfroSport TV, SuperSport GOtv Football, Startimes Sports Premium, DStv Now, Canal+ CAN, SuperSport Football Plus Nigeria, Startimes Sports Life
Norway: V Sport 1, Viaplay Norway
Portugal: Sport TV2, Sport TV Multiscreen
Saudi Arabia: beIN SPORTS CONNECT
Singapore: beIN Sports Singapore, StarHub TV+, beIN Sports Connect Singapore
South Africa: StarTimes App, SuperSport GOtv Football, Startimes Sports Premium, SABC Plus, SuperSport PSL, MáXimo 360, DStv App, Startimes Sports Life
Spain: LaLiga+ Spain
Sweden: V Sport 1, Viaplay Sweden
Switzerland: Sportdigital FUSSBALL, DAZN
United Arab Emirates: beIN Sports 1 AFCON, beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 2 AFCON, beIN Sports MAX 3 Arabia
United Kingdom: SKY GO Extra, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Ultra HD
United States: Fubo (7-day free trial), beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS en Español

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