Zaha strikes late to send Ivory Coast to quarterfinal

Crystal Palace Star Wilfred Zaha scored late to earn Ivory Coast a chance in the quarterfinal of the Africa Cup of Nations in Cairo, Egypt at Suez stadium.

Zaha’s strike in the 76th minute ensured the 2005 champions remained after beating Mali.

Mali advanced as joint top scorers in the group stage with six goals alongside Algeria and had the Ivorians.

Mali were seeking a first victory over their fellow west Africans at the Cup of Nations after three losses and a draw.

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