Transport glitch anger Le Roy

Congo coach Claude LeRoy was angered that his side were stuck on a sweltering bus en route to their opening Africa Cup of Nations match.

After his side's 1-1 draw with hosts Equatorial Guinea, the veteran of eight finals questioned the delay.

"Usually our journey to the stadium takes 12 minutes, today in 40C and no air conditioning it took 65 minutes.

"The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has to protect teams when they are travelling to the stadium."

LeRoy suggested that more could have been done to clear the way for the team and called for the continent's governing body to take action.

"They put us in a big crowd in a traffic jam. Everyone was smiling, the policemen... maybe it is not an excuse but if our beginning in the game was so poor, high level competition is about details.

"If Caf doesn't understand they have to protect the players from then hotel to the stadium, they have to change. It is not possible for the payers to travel like this."

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