Junior Kabananga scored the only goal as 10-man DR Congo claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over Morocco at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Bournemouth's Benik Afobe has admitted he will seriously consider representing DR Congo over a potential future England call.
Ivory Coast are on course to win their first Africa Cup of Nations in 23 years after beating DR Congo 3-1 in Bata.
Journalist Jonathan Wilson believes the Africa Cup of Nations third-place game should have been played behind closed doors.
Equatorial Guinea are through to the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals after a dramatic 2-1 victory over Tunisia.
Hosts Equatorial Guinea advanced to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations amid emotional scenes on Sunday.