AFCON 2024: Ivory Coast stun Senegal to win on penalties

user avatar Author: Editors Desk Source: France 24
January 29, 2024 at 20:56

Hosts Ivory Coast have reached the quarter finals after knocking out Senegal on penalties.The Lions of Teranga opened the scoring with Habib Diallo thrashing in the top corner. Frank Kessie equalised for the Elephants from the spot late in the second half. With nothing to break the deadlock, Moussa Niakhate missed the crucial kick as Kessie scored to send the Ivory Coast through. 

AFCON 2024: Ivory Coast stun Senegal to win on penalties  © France 24

Earlier, Cape Verde also secured their spot in the last eight after overcoming a plucky Mauritania outfit, thanks to an 88th minute penalty from Ryan Mendes. 

To discuss all the football action, Jean-Emile Jammine is joined by Eurosport journalist Ruben Slagter and FRANCE 24's James Vasina from Ivory Coast. 

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