23 Jan 2012

Wins for Ivory Coast and Angola in Africa Cup of Nations

11:25 am on 23 January 2012

Africa Cup of Nations football favourites Ivory Coast won a tense Group B opener against Sudan with Didier Drogba earning the star-studded Elephants a 1-0 win.

Meanwhile, former Manchester United striker Manucho scored the decisive goal as Angola defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 to lift the Black Antelopes' level with Ivory Coast at the top of Group B.