Wednesday, January 30, 2013

AFCON: Ivory Coast, Togo In Quarters; Tunisia, Algeria Head Home (Photo News)

Togo booked its spot to the quarter finals for the first time in the Nations Cup on a 1-1 draw with Tunisia at the Mbombela Sports Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa Tuesday, January 30, 2013. Ivory Coast in encounter with Algeria at the Royal Bokafeng Palace Field, Rusenburg, South Africa, played a 2-2 draw with Algeria in a match  both teams didn't have to show up for Ivory Coast to qualify while Algeria heads home.



Leading the charge: Didier Drogba, the Ivory Coast captain, was back to his best as he inspired a comeback from two down against Algeria. Mail/Getty


Algerian's Sofiane Feghouli (left) and teammates celebrate after opening the scoring in the 64 minute. Image: AP

Fanatic: Ivorian supporters shows where their loyalties lie during the Ivory Coast-Algeria match at the Royal Bokafeng Palace Field Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Image: AP

Dejected Tunisian player Zaihair Dhaouadi looks on as Floyd Ayite of Togo's celebration underway after a tie that sends Togo to the quqrter finals. Image: AP; courtesy of Daily Mail.


 Togo Emmanuel Adebayor celebrates with his Sparrow hawks teammates after a  1-1 draw with Tunisia at the Mbombela Sports Stadium in Nelspruit, South Africa Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Image: AP; courtesy of Daily Mail


With Togo's goalkeeper Kossi Agassa diving the wrong way, Tunisia's Khaled Moulhi saw his penalty cannon back off the post. Image: AP



Tunisia's Khaled Moelhi is distraught as goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha tries to comfort him. Moulhi missed a penalty with 12 minutes left that would have taken them through. Image: AP; courtesy of Daily Mail.

Ivory Coast players celebrate a goal during match with Ethiopia at the Royal Bokafeng Palace Field in Rustenburg, South Africa on January 26, 2013. Image: AFP
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