Note: during the tour, the official name of the country was changed on 27-10-71 from DR Congo to Zaïre. 26-10-71 Groningen FC Groningen 2-1 DR Congo [Ab Laks 25', Jan Schipper 83' / Leonard Saidi 55'] 28-10-71 Leeuwarden SC Cambuur 3-3 Zaire [Gerry de Jonge 7', Johan Zuidema 61' 62' / Freddy Kapata 60' 63' 89'] 2-11-71 Antwerpen Royal Antwerp FC 1-0 Zaire [Roger Van Gool] 9-11-71 Brugge Club Brugge KV 9-1 Zaire [Johny Thio x3, Pierre Carteus, Erik De Mey, Norbert De Naeghel, Johny Nieuwenburg, Nico Rijnders, Wietze Veenstra / Emmanuel Kakoko 85'] Squad Coach: Blagoje Vidinic (Yugoslavia) Players: Robert Kazadi Mwamba, Pombi Litinda, Kitenge, Raymond Bwanga, Pierre Katumba, Kondi, Ernest Mokili, Raoul Albert Kidumu Mantantu, Jean Kembo uba Kembo, Leonard Saidi bin Piri, Emmanuel Kakoko Etepé, Victor Kilasu Masamba, Martin Tshinabu Wamunda, Adelard Mayanga Maku, Benjamin Mutombo, Jean Ngoyi Sendwe, Freddy Kapata, Pierre Ngassebe. Note: following the change of the country's official name to Zaïre, its citizens were ordered to replace their European names with 'Africanized' names. To aid identification we have included both names above, where available.
Sources: "France Football", "Nieuwsblad van het Noorden", "Leeuwarder Courant", "Het Vrije Volk"
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