Hector Cuper is expected to be in Kinshasa on Tuesday 25 May at 5:25 local time. The Argentinian coach has reached an agreement with the Congolese Football Association (FECOFA) to take charge of the 20-strong technical staff of the DR Congo national team.
He will however be accompanied by his manager Joe Kamga Ngie in order to sign a two-year work contract with the Congolese government. As he can only speak Spanish and English, he will also have an interpreter, Dembele Moussa of Malian nationality.
As for his first assistant Fantaguzzi, an Argentine national, and physical trainer Antonios Sarioglou, a Greek national, they will join the team in Tunis during the training camp from 1 to 15 June 2021.
The other 16 members of Hector Cuper's staff
Assistant 2: Daoula Lopembe (Congolese)
Goalkeeper trainer: Robert Kidiaba Muteba (Congolese)
Team Doctor: Dr Jean Vervier (Belgian)
Covid-19 doctor: Dr Jean Pierre Bungu Kakala (Congolese)
Physiotherapist 1: Paolo Righini (Italian)
Physiotherapist 2: Adrien Prost (French)
Osteopath: Gaetan Minsart (Belgian)
Nutritionist: Florent Motta (French)
Chef: Antoine Mbongo (Congolese)
Team Manager: Dodo Landu (Congolese)
Secretary: Marcel Mayala (Congolese)
Team Media Officer: Jerry Kalemo Ngoy (Congolese)
Steward : Serge Bageta Dikilu (Congolese)
Kitman 1: Momikia Yemo (Congolese)
Kitman 2: Serge Niangi (Congolese)
16 Security and Discipline: Serge Lofo Bongeli (Congolese)