The Gunners forward collected the ball inside his own half, turned his opposing player, then sprinted with some heavy touches down the flank before making his move inside the box to slot cooly past the helpless keeper to give ANC favourites Ivory Coast the advantage coming into half time.
The star-studded Côte d’Ivoire side couldn’t add any more to the scoreline, but held on to progress into the final against Zambia. Check out the match highlights below, Gervinho’s goal is 2:00 min in:
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