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Wilfried Zaha bags in Ivory Coast's 4-1 storm

2 July 2019

Wilfried Zaha scored last night in Ivory Coast's 4-1 storm over Namibia.

The Palace winger bagged as Les Éléphants earned their second win of AFCON 2019, having defeated South Africa and lost to Morocco earlier in the competition.

Starting the game, Zaha netted his country's third goal of the clash with a fierce 84th-minute shot from the edge of the box. His opening goal of the tournament nullified any hopes of a Namibian comeback as Joslin Kamatuka struck the back of the net to make the score 2-1. However, with Zaha's goal coming as Ivory Coast's third, Maxwel Cornet then ensured the result was dead and buried when he bagged in the 89th minute.

Les Éléphants' victory means they will finish their group in second place, thus progressing to the Round of 16 which they will play on Monday 8th July at 5pm BST.

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Elsewhere, Cheikhou Kouyate again featured as a centreback to help Senegal triumph over Kenya 3-0 with a Sadio Mane brace leading them to victory. Senegal have also qualified for the Round of 16 and they will compete against Uganda on Friday 5th July, 8pm BST.

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