The defender says that the words of his club boss were ringing in his ears when he stepped up to take a crucial penalty recently.
Mulumbu helped DR Congo finish third at Afcon 2015.
The Boro attacker is the captain of Equatorial Guinea.
The Tottenham midfielder was not in his best form for Algeria at Afcon 2015.
The striker, who spent time on loan at Cambridge United earlier this season, has scored his first official international goal.
Christian Atsu has struggled at Everton this season after joining on loan from Chelsea.
The Democratic Republic of Congo defeated rivals Congo this afternoon.
The winger was on the wrong end of drawn lots with Guinea.
The former Leeds United star scored the equaliser against Mali this afternoon.
The wide man is currently wanted by Aston Villa and West Brom.