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DIDIER COASTS THROUGH

Posted on 29 January 2008  - 12:00

Didier Zokora's Ivory Coast completed a comfortable passage into the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

Didier Zokora's Ivory Coast completed a comfortable passage into the knockout stages of the African Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

The midfielder put in another 90-minute shift this time in a central defensive role as the Elephants' beat Mali 3-0 with goals from Didier Drogba, Marc Zoro and Boubacar Sanogo.

It means Didier's side completed the group stage with three wins out of three against Nigeria, Benin and now Mali and play Guinea in the quarter-finals in Sekondi on Sunday. Nigeria also qualified from the group.