AFCON AFCON 2023: Ivory Coast Takes The Lead At Half Time

After 45 minutes of the opening game of the 2023 AFCON, hosta Ivory Coast takes the lead heading to the dressing room.

A four minutes goal goal by Seko Fofana is the only goal separating both teams.

Fofana became the first player to score in the competition after his shot beat Guinea-Bissau goalkeeper.

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The first half has seen the Elephants dominated possession but could have been punished twice as Guinea-Bissau are not just sitting back.

Statistically, the Ivorian have dominated possession with 62% to 38% and also had the upper hand in terms of shot with 5 shots fired against their opponent, two on target.

Guinea-Bissau were able to register just a shot which was on target.

The two-time AFCON Champions have played four corners but Guinea-Bissau is yet to get any.

Ivorian player, Ndicka was the first player to be cautioned as he received a yellow card in the 28 minutes after a tackle on Teixiera.

Jean-Louis Gasset will be hoping to see his players make their opportunities count when the second half resumes.

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