Ibenge hails Sugira after impressive start in DRC league

THE Democratic Republic of Congo and AS Vita Club head coach Jean-Florent Ibenge has praised new signing Sugira after his flying start in DRC football league.

THE Democratic Republic of Congo and AS Vita Club head coach Jean-Florent Ibenge has praised new signing Sugira after his flying start in DRC football league.

The 58-year-old Ibenge admitted that Sugira is getting better but will continue to prepare him as he needs him to be good finisher.

 

“I believe he will get better and better because he is hungry to succeed, he has started well the league and I hope he will continue to work hard because he has qualities of a striker,” Ibenge said

 

The Amavubi striker scored the lone goal when his side beat AS Dragons 1-0 at Stade des Martyrs on Sunday to maintain a clean sheet for the Congolese side in two matches played.

 

It was the second goal for Sugira in the DR Congo league, Lina following a 3-0 win for AS Vita against MK Etancheite where he scored the second goal in a match played at Stade des Martyrs on September 28, 2016.

AS Vita now leads the 9-club West Zone league with six points. AS Vita’s next encounter is against Rojolu on October 5 at Stade des Martyrs in Kinshasa.

The DR Congo Premier League has a total of 28 teams, which are divided into three Zones namely; East, Central and the West. Currently AS Vita tops the 10-team West Zone table standings with maximum 6 points. Other clubs in the West Zone include DC Motema Pembe, Shark Club XI FC, RCK, MK, Dragons-Bilima, Rojolu, Veti Club, Ndombe and Renaissance du Congo.

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