Africa Cup 2015: Ivory Coast and Ghana to the final

The Africa Cup 2015 reaches its decisive phase this weekend, with the dispute of the match for third and fourth place on Saturday and the finals on Sunday. A final that pits two of the most powerful teams in African football and, in the beginning, departing as favorites for the final title: Ivory Coast and Ghana.

Ivory Coast look at what will be his fourth final second title, after they achieved long ago in the edition held in Senegal in 1992. The team known as The Elephants burst into the semifinals of the Democratic Republic of Congo, which remained in the game for several minutes but succumbed quality team led by Herve Renard.

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And so, after Yaya Toure goal, Mbokani managed to equalize the game of penalty just three minutes later. Before the break, Gervinho relocating ahead to Ivory Coast, and in the second part, with twenty minutes, Kanon advantage rejection of the Congolese keeper after a dead-ball to the 3-1 that would be already definitive.

For Ghana this will be his ninth end looking for his fifth title, and the chance for revenge, as was the opponent that Ivory Coast won their only win so far. The Black Stars ended the dream host, Equatorial Guinea, and clearly won 0-3, a result that some local fans were not taken well, forcing it to temporarily stop the match.

Guinea held up well most of the first half, but ended up being a victim of its own mistakes down the stretch of the first half. The keeper Ovono gave away a penalty which transformed Jordan Ayew for 0-1, and no time for reaction Wakasa achieved the 0-2 in a fulminating against. In the second half without a story, Ayew signed up 0-3 after another failure of the home keeper.