Guinean national team Syli National defeated Ivorian team the Elephants in Bouake by 3-2 in the first game in Group H as the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying kicked off.


The Guinea team, which has often been hampered by that of Cote d’Ivoire in the past, has avenged itself by winning 3-2 in Bouaké on 10 June 2017 in Group H of the qualifiers for CAN 2019. A catastrophic setback For Ivorians in full slump.
Seydou Doumbia gave the hosts the lead in the 13th minute before Guinea equalized in the 32nd. The Syli national pushed and managed to get back to the score thanks to a impressive counterattack materialized by Abdoulaye Sadio Diallo who defeated and scoured the Ivorian goalkeeper Sylvain Gbohouo in the 32th minutes (1-1).

The Elephants went up through Doumbia in the 62th minutes before Guinea once again tied the scores through Francois Kamano.
Naby Keita then scored his brace to secure victory for Guinea in the 79th minute to give them a famous win.
Côte d’Ivoire team is definitely going through a serious crisis four months after its elimination in the first round of CAN 2017. Crushed 5-0 by the Netherlands on 4 June, in mourning following the death of Cheick Tioté, the Ivorians this time underwent an unfortunate defeat against Guinea, this June 10, 2017 in Bouaké.

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