High flying Arsenal winger Gervinho helped his team to secure a place in the finals by scoring the solitary goal in an entertaining clash against Mali.
Ivory Coast accomplished their mission by reaching the African Nations Cup final as the tournament produced yet another surprise when Zambia eliminated highly ranked Ghana.
An excellent sprint by Gervinho along the wing to the back of the net just few minutes in to the stoppage of the first half, sealed the expected win for Ivory Coast.
The Elephants are now considered as the tournaments favorites as they are up against Zambia who unbelievably eliminated Ghana in yet another semi-final entertaining match.
Zambia’s Emmanuel Mayuka struck just 12 minutes from time to drown Ghana’s hopes of winning the African title after more than 30 years of wait.
Well everyone thought and also predicted an electrifying final between Ivory Coast and Ghana but that was not to be. Let us wait and see how the showdown will be between The Elephants and Chipolopolo.