Madagascar beat DR Congo on penalties following a 2-2 draw in Alexandria to book a place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
First-time Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers Madagascar have DR Congo in their sights after topping Group B with an upset win over Nigeria.
Democratic Republic of Congo cruised to a 4-0 win over Zimbabwe to finish third in Group A and remain in with a chance of AFCON progression
Wasteful finishing in their most recent matches mean Zimbabwe and DR Congo are both staring at Africa Cup of Nations elimination.
Mohamed Salah got off the mark in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, as Egypt beat DR Congo to book a place in the knockout phase.
Africa Cup of Nations hosts Egypt had to work hard for victory last time, and Javier Aguirre may try a different approach against DR Congo.
Sebastien Desabre's Uganda enjoyed a wonderful start to the Africa Cup of Nations with a deserved 2-0 win over Democratic Republic of Congo.
Uganda are DR Congo's first opponents in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which captain Youssouf Mulumbu heads into full of confidence.
Amid interest from Democratic Republic of Congo, Aaron Wan-Bissaka has stated he still wants to represent England at senior level.
Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka is yet to win a senior cap for England, meaning he could switch his international allegiance.