the semis are on wednesday, and i haven't seen much posted here about the competition thus far. i decided to post an article, to get people up to speed and hopefully start some chatter about what i think has been a really fun tournament so far.
All bets on Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana to make Afcon final
Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana are on course to meet in a showpiece final at the African Cup of Nations (Afcon), with only semi-final opponents Mali and Zambia able to prevent the eagerly awaited showdown.
Côte d'Ivoire's star-studded squad has won all four matches without conceding a goal in its quest for a first cup success in 20 years, while Ghana, losing finalists two years ago, is looking for a fifth title.
Ghana must first beat Zambia, which has enjoyed an impressive Cup campaign so far and is motivated to make the final in Libreville in memory of 25 players and officials who died in a plane crash near the Gabonese capital 19 years ago.
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