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Afcon 2019 Live Blog: Tunisia knock Ghana out of Afcon 2019, Cote d'Ivoire edge out Mali to book quarter-final spot

Mali crashed out of Afcon 2019 finals after losing 1-0 to Cote d'Ivore while Ghana were sent packing by Tunisia after nail-biting penalty shoot-out

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Thank You!

2019-07-08T22:15:15Z

Thanks for being part of today's live coverage. Until we meet again on Wednesday, good night.  

GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAALLL!!!!

2019-07-08T21:47:25Z

Sassi converts Tunisia's fifth penalty to seal 5-4 shoot-out win over Ghana. 

PARTEY SCORES!!!

2019-07-08T21:46:10Z

And Partey scores for Ghana. 4-4 with Tunisia set to take their fifth penalty. 

LUMOR SCORES!!

2019-07-08T21:45:36Z

Lumor sends Mustapha the wrong way as he draws Ghana level. 

GOOOOOAAAALLL!!

2019-07-08T21:44:56Z

Bronn scores for Tunisia

EKUBAN SAVED!!

2019-07-08T21:42:55Z

Ekuban's penalty is saved by Mustafa. A poor penalty by the Ghanaian player. 

KHAZRI SCORES!!!

2019-07-08T21:41:53Z

The Tunisian captain sends Ofori the wrong way with a sublime spot-kick. 2-2 the scoreline. 

JORDAN AYEW SCORES!!!

2019-07-08T21:41:01Z

The Black Stars striker fires his spot into the top corner, giving the goalkeeper no chance. Advantage Ghana. 

SLITI SCORES!!

2019-07-08T21:40:11Z

Sliti sends Ofori the wrong way. 1-1 it is. 

WAKASO SCORES FOR GHANA!!

2019-07-08T21:39:11Z

The left-footed scores although the Tunisian goalkeeper had a hand on it. The power behind the ball was just too much for the shot-stopper. 

IT'S OVER!!

2019-07-08T21:32:16Z

After 120 minutes of football, it's Ghana 1-1 Tunisia. Now, the winner will be decided on penalties. 

CHANCE FOR JORDAN AYEW!!

2019-07-08T21:25:48Z

Jordan Ayew squanders a great chance to fire Ghana into the lead as he volleys his effort wide with only the goalkeeper to beat. 

Will penalties decide this match?

2019-07-08T21:24:55Z

The second-half of extra time gets underway

2019-07-08T21:15:57Z

We are back underway after a little break between the two teams. 

HALF-TIME OF EXTRA TIME

2019-07-08T21:13:55Z

The first 15 minutes of extra time has come to an end...

Into the final minutes of the first-half of extra time

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OFORI MAKES A FANTASTIC SAVE!!!

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Khazri unleashes a thunderbolt from outside the box but Ofori palms the ball over the crossbar for a corner! What a shot! What an equally brilliant save!

FULL-TIME

2019-07-08T20:53:44Z

We've come to the end of 90 minutes. It ends Ghana 1-1 Tunisia and extra time is next. 

GOOOOOOOOOOOAAAAALL!!!

2019-07-08T20:50:53Z

Ghana equalise as Tunisia score an own goal...

WAKASO HITS THE WOODWORK!!!

2019-07-08T20:37:26Z

A great team move by the Black Stars as Wakaso Mubarak curls his effort toward goal, and it hits the woodwork on its way out. That was close! 

GOOOOOOOOOOAAAAAAALLLLL!!!

2019-07-08T20:33:13Z

CLOSE: Yassine Khenissi hits the crossbar

2019-07-08T20:31:32Z

Tunisia nearly opens the scoring with the goalkeeper well-beaten!

The Black Stars urged to be patient

2019-07-08T20:25:38Z

Tunisia escape as Ghana come close

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Boye to the rescue despite criticism

2019-07-08T19:32:58Z

John Boye yellow carded

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Who's your money on?

2019-07-08T19:06:25Z

Are you rooting for Ghana or Tunisia? Predict the score using #AFCON2019 on social media. 

Ghana v Tunisia

2019-07-08T18:32:14Z

Our second live coverage is LIVE! It's Ghana v Tunisia

Our second live coverage is LIVE! It's Ghana v Tunisia 

Kodja misses a chance!

2019-07-08T17:25:55Z

No shot on target for Cote d'Ivoire

2019-07-08T16:38:05Z

A surprise in store?

2019-07-08T16:36:22Z

Will Mali score first?

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No goals

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BIG CHANCE!!

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ANALYSING THE FORMATION

2019-07-08T16:07:08Z

Kick-off

2019-07-08T16:00:42Z

We are underway in Suez... 

Who's your money on?

2019-07-08T15:46:08Z

Predict the final score using #AFCON2019 on social media and we will publish as many comments as possible throughout the game. 

Hello Africa!

2019-07-08T15:41:04Z

Hi everyone, welcome to our live coverage of tonight's matches. I am Ernest Makhaya, and I will be your host this evening. Our first match is between Mali and Cote d'Ivoire. Stay tuned.