Posted: Tuesday 22nd January 2013 at 18:07 pm

Gervinho steals win for Elephants

dd40728803876 271837 Gervinho steals win for ElephantsSupersport :    A goal from Gervinho two minutes from time saw Ivory Coast steal the first three points of their 2013 African Cup of Nations Group D match with a 2-1 win over Togo at the Royal Bafokeng stadium on Tuesday afternoon.

The first 45 was a half characterised by poor mistakes from both sides, more especially by the favourites, Ivory Coast, as some careless passing gifted Togo the majority of the possession in the opening stanza.

Nonetheless, despite their sloppy play, the Elephants still had the better of the opportunities in front of goal.

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