Renard leads Ivory Coast to AfCON gold
Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry saved two penalties and scored the winning spot kick to give Herve Renard’s side the African title after a nail biting end to the final which saw 11 spot kicks taken.
The two teams were locked 0 – 0 at the end of extra time and it was Ghana who looked headed for victory when they led 2 – 0 after the first two penalties.
However, Renard’s lads kept their nerves to and pulled back to send the game into sudden death penalties and eventually won the game with the 9 – 8.
Former Chipolopolo coach Renard goes in the history books as the first coach to win two Africa Cup of Nations gold medals with two different teams.
Ivory Coast XI: Boubacar Barry, Kolo Touré, Eric Bailly, Wilfried Kanon, Siaka Tiéné, Serge Aurier, Yaya Touré, Serey Die, Gervinho, Wilfried Bony, Max Gradel
Ghana XI: Brimah Razak, Baba Rahman, Jonathan Mensah, John Boye, Harrison Afful, Kwesi Appiah, Afriyie Acquah, Christian Atsu, Andre Ayew, Mubarak Wakaso, Asamoah Gyan
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