‘Witch doctor’ Leroy to lead Congo’s U23 team ahead of Olympic qualifier against Ghana

Claude Leroy

Claude Leroy

By Patrick Akoto
French coach Claude Leroy takes charge of Congo’s Under-23 team ahead of the Olympic Games  qualifier against Ghana later this month.

Leroy – one of the grand old men of African football has named a provisional 33-man squad ahead of the first leg in Tamale.

The former Black Stars coach has invited 11 foreign-based players for the game with five senior team players who featured for the team at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations named in the provisional squad.

The 66-year-old will cut the squad down to 23 before they make the trip to the West African country for the first leg tie on the weekend of May 22-24.

The Congolese will start camping on Tuesday.

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