Congo-Kinshasa (DR Congo; formerly Zaire) 1998

National Championship (LINAFOOT)

Final Regional Qualification Tournament 

Poule Kinshasa
DC Motema Pembe 3-0   AS Sucrière

Table:
 1.DC Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)           6
 2.AS Sucrière (Kwilu Ngongo)           1
 3.AS Ndombe (Bandundu?)                0

NB: DC Motema Pembe qualified

Sous-Poule Kananga

Table:
 1.US Tshinkunku (Kananga)              3  +2
 2.FC Lupopo (Lubumbashi)               3  +1
 3.FC Nkuba Sport                       0

NB: US Tshinkunku qualified

Poule Bas-Congo (?)
AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)  3-1 AS Makila (Kikwit)
FC Paulino (Kinshasa)    2-0 ONATRA (Matadi)
AS Makila (Kikwit)       1-2 AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)

Table:
1.AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)       12

NB: AS Vita and Paulino qualified

Sous-Poule Matadi (?)
AS Veti Club (Matadi)    4-0 AS Dragons (Kinshasa)

NB: 3rd participants: AS Ndombe

NB: AS Veti Matadi qualified

Poule ?
AS Bantous (Mbuji-Mayi)  3-0 Bakolo Mboka
AS Bantous (Mbuji-Mayi)  4-0 St. Luc (Kananga)

NB: AS Bantous qualified

Poule Lubumbashi (?)
TP Mazembe               2-0 Gexkol
TP Mazembe               1-0 Bongo Sport
TP Mazembe               1-0 Sanga Balende

Table:
 1.TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi)              9
 2.SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)        6
 3.Bongo Sport (Bongo)                  3  [aka M'bongo Sports]
 4.Gexkol (Kolwezi)                     0

NB: TP Mazembe and SM Sanga Balande qualified


Quarterfinal Stage

NB: presumably played in 2 groups of 4 clubs with top-2 of each qualifying

Qualified: 
DC Motema Pembe, AS Vita Club, TP Mazembe, SM Sanga Balande

Eliminated:
US Tshinkunku, Paulino, AS Veti Matadi, AS Bantous


Final Stage

Round 1 [Nov 10]
AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)          2-0 DC Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)   
  [played later; originally postponed due to riots by soldiers causing
   several deaths]
TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi)          0-0 SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)   

Round 2 [Nov 14]
DC Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)       4-2 TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi)
SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)    0-0 AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)    

Round 3 [Nov 22]
AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)          1-0 TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi)
DC Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)       2-0 SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)

Round 4
TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi)          0-0 DC Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)  
AS Vita Club (Kinshasa)          1-1 SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)

Round 5
TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi)          3-0 Vita Club                 
SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)    0-3 DC Motema Pembe (Kinshasa)  

Round 6 [Nov 29]
DC Motema Pembe                  2-0 Vita Club
SM Sanga Balende (Mbuji-Mayi)    3-2 TP Mazembe (Lubumbashi) 

Table:

 1.DC Motema Pembe   6  4  1  1  11- 4 13 
 2.AS Vita Club      6  2  2  2   4- 6  8 
 3.SM Sanga Balende  6  1  3  2   4- 8  6 
 4.TP Mazembe        6  1  2  3   7- 8  5  

DC Motema Pembe champions 1998.


National Cup 1998

Final  
AS Dragons (Kinshasa)    1-0 AS Sucrière (Kwilu Ngongo)
  [75' Tandioyi]


Regional Leagues

EPF-KIN (Entente Provinciale de Football de Kinshasa)

Division d'honneur (First Level)

Table:

 1.AS Vita Club         11  11  0  0  31- 4  33
 2.SC Inter             13   6  5  2  18-13  23
 3.FC Style             14   6  4  4  26-11  22
 4.FC Paulino           11   6  1  4  15-11  19
 5.SC Utexafrica        13   4  6  3  17-14  18
 6.DC Motema Pembe       9   5  2  2   8- 5  17
 7.Babeti Cosmos Club   12   5  2  5  13-15  17  [aka BCCK]
 8.AC Sodigraf          10   4  4  2  17- 8  16
 9.FC Kalamu            12   4  4  4  15-15  16
10.FC SEAC              14   4  4  6  14-17  16
11.IC Espérance         15   3  7  5  16-21  16
12.FC Union             14   3  5  6  16-20  14
13.FC Kinshasa          14   3  5  6  12-26  14
14.AS Dragons           10   3  3  4   9-10  12 
15.US Lusia             13   1  7  5  10-16  10
16.FC Livulu            13   2  1 10   5-19   5

[After 16 rounds, Vita led with 42 points, Livulu was last with 8.]

Mbuji-Mayi

NB: AS Vita Club (Mbuji-Mayi; founded 1997) were 1998 champions 
    of Mbuji-Mayi, for the first time in their history.

1997

1999

list of champions

list of cup winners


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