Egypt were hoping to book themselves into the last Eight of the African Nation Cup when they meet with Ivory Coast this afternoon. It was a cool weather at Douala stadium before the match as players were doing some warm up. Meanwhile Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz started the match on 4-3-3 formation while Ivory Coast also started their match on 4-3-3.
The match started well as both sides were playing from the back. Just in the 9 minutes Eric Bailly Received a Yellow Card for Ivory Coast. Meanwhile in the 30 minutes Ivory Coast made a Substitution Bringing In Gerey Die for the injured Franck Kessie. And the match went into the half time goalles.
In the second half Both teams came back very stronger. However in the 69 minutes Ibrahim Sangare had an opportunity to give his side a lead but his header went straight to the goalkeeper. In the 70 minutes both sides made their Substitution Bringing In fresh legs in the field.
At the end Goalles is how it ended and the match went into the Extra time. Still there was no goals in the extra time and Egypt won the match 5-4 on penalties.
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