Republic of Congo 2020-21 Home (BIFOUMA #10) Jersey/Shirt
This is a Macron Republic of Congo 2020-21 national team home jersey featuring the name and number of star striker Thievy Bifouma.
The Republic of Congo have a proud footballing history, having won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1972, being the smallest country by population to have won the tournament. Their squad often features a number of players playing their club football in the top tiers of Europe; however, they have often struggled to perform consistently despite having periods of success. Their notable achievements in recent years have been reaching the Quarter-Finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, as well as progressing to the Quarter-Finals of both the 2018 & 2020 African Nations Championship. They are yet to qualify for a FIFA World Cup despite getting close on many occasions, most notably in qualification for the 1998 World Cup where they came a win of reaching the finals, however suffered a 1-0 loss to South Africa in their final match.
Thievy Bifouma is the most prominent player in the current generation of Congolese football and is the all-time leading scorer for the national team with 15 goals from 31 international matches. He currently plays for Chinese Super League club Shenzhen FC and has previously played in the top tiers of Spain, England, Turkey and France.