The Congo-Brazzaville beat Eswatini 2-0 in an African Cup of Nation qualification match played at Alphonse Massamba Debat Stadium on Thursday.
The match was a tight one as reds defenders closed down any foray made by Eswatini.
There were lots of missed chances and just past 44 minutes, Congolese player Silver Ngavumla missed a penalty. there was no goals scored in the first half.
In 81 minutes, Congolese striker Ibara scrored first goal and the second goal has been scored by Junior Makiesse in 86 minutes.
The return match between the two teams will be played on November 16 in Eswatini.
Roland Kouloungou ( Reporter, Brazzaville )