Gervinho goal saves Ivory Coast in opener

A LATE goal from Gervinho earned Africa Cup of Nations favourites Ivory Coast a 2-1 victory over Togo in their opening Group D fixture.

The Elephants were struggling to live up to their pre-tournament billing before Gervinho struck with Togo's Jonathan Ayiye cancelling out Yaya Toure's early goal.

Boylesports make Ivory Coast 5-4 to win the competition and Togo were pushed out to 125-1 by Coral.

 

Match in Focus

19:45 Sa 26Jul

Sligo Rovers v Limerick

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Sligo have won only one of their last six league fixtures
Expert verdict
Limerick slumped to a 3-0 defeat at bottom side Athlone Town in their last league outing, but a two-week break may have re-energised them and Sligo look short enough in the betting. The hosts have acquitted themselves well in Europa League qualifying but their league form has suffered and this match could be tighter than the market suggests.

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