Côte d'Ivoire midfielder Seko Fofana says their 4-0 group stage defeat to Equatorial Guinea drove them towards this dream of winning the Africa Cup of Nations on home soil.
Ivory Coast brought the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to a dramatic end on Sunday beating Nigeria 2-1 in the final to become champions for the third time.
Sebastien Haller inspired hosts Ivory Coast to their third Africa Cup of Nations title with a late winner to seal a 2-1 comeback win over Nigeria in Abidjan on Sunday night.
When the curtain comes down on the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament tomorrow evening at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire, Nigerian national team captain William Troost-Ekong is dreaming of joining an exclusive club of captains, who have lifted this trophy.
Sebastien Haller's decisive goal propelled the host nation Ivory Coast into the Africa Cup of Nations final, edging past DR Congo with a 1-0 victory and bringing them within touching distance of ultimate redemption.
Nigeria secured their spot in the Africa Cup of Nations final for the eighth time by triumphing in a tense semifinal showdown against South Africa, ultimately decided by penalties.