Cape Verde and Congo DR have played out a 0-0 draw in this evening's Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash in Ebebiyin, ensuring that both sides are still in the running to reach the second round of the competition.
In the seventh minute, a defensive gaffe nearly cost Cape Verde as Fernando Varela sent a header back towards his goalkeeper, who was out of position. However, Josimar Dias was able to get back in time and prevent the ball from trickling over the line.
Two minutes later, Elvis Macedo came close with a free kick from 35 yards that curled just over the bar.
In the final few minutes of the game, Congo DR goalkeeper Robert Kidiaba pulled off three saves in quick succession to stop Cape Verde from snatching a late winner.
The result means that both sides are tied on two points from two games.