Mbokani quits DR Congo over Brussels treatment

Norwich City's striker Dieumerci Mbokani celebrates after scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Norwich City in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, on October 18, 2015Democratic Republic of Congo striker Dieumerci Mbokani said on Wednesday that he has quit international football after the country’s federation failed to support him following the Brussels terror attacks. The 30-year-old player, who is on loan at Premier League side Norwich City from Dynamo Kiev, was caught up in the attacks at Brussels’s Zaventem Airport on March 22. It meant that he missed DR Congo’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Angola and the Congolese Football Federation (FECOFA) threatened to suspend him as a result.

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