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Man U Defender Eric Bailly Sends Ivory Coast Home As He Misses Penalty Kick

Ivory Coast were eliminated from the AFCON on Wednesday night thanks to a penalty kick miss by ManU defender Eric Bailly.Ivory Coast had been one of the best teams at the AFCON please beautiful and captivating football alongside Nigeria who were also eliminated before.

The match ended 0:0 in regular time and the match went for extra time which also ended in a stalemate.Both teams attacked and defended in equal measure.Pepe took the first spot kick for the Ivory Coast side and scored.Bailly would later fail to score as the goalkeeper handled his ball with Mohammed Salah scored Egypt's winning goal.

This now means that Egypt will face Morocco in the quarter finals in an all Arab affair.There are still a number of black African countries remaining including Senegal.

The tournament continues back to back and is set to end in early February.Bailly will be expected back at Manchester United in preparation for the return of the league.

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