The African Nations Cup 2015 winners Ivory Coast faces AFCON 2017 early exit shock following Friday draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Morocco’s thrashing of Togo.
Holders Ivory Coast drew with both Togo & Congo to go third in group D with only one match left against the red-hot Morocco who are sitting comfortable at second position with three points after losing to group leaders Congo and a win against Togo
- Ivory Coast 2:2 Congo, Morocco 3:1 Togo
Group C standings after day 2
The talented Ivorian squad found the going tough against Togo & Congo in first two Group C games this week and two draws represented a tepid start to the tournament.
Ivory Coast need only a win against high-flying Morocco in order for them to avoid early packing orders.