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Ivory Coast Advances to AFCON Final with Haller’s Goal
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Ivory Coast Advances to AFCON Final with Haller’s Goal

In a thrilling semi-final clash, Ivory Coast clinched a hard-fought 1-0 victory over the Democratic Republic of Congo, securing their spot in the final of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2024. Hosted at the Ebimpe Olympic Stadium on Wednesday, the match witnessed Borussia Dortmund striker Sébastien Haller emerge as the hero, marking his return from injury with a crucial goal. Haller's moment of brilliance arrived in the 65th minute when he connected with a Max-Alain Gradel cross, guiding his shot over the goalkeeper and into the net. The goal proved to be the decisive strike in a tense encounter, propelling Ivory Coast into the AFCON final. The Ivorian team's journey to the final has been nothing short of remarkable. Facing the threat of elimination after a disappointing group ...