Ethiopia look to humble Ivory Coast

Ethiopia look to humble Ivory Coast
Max Gradel of Ivory Coast challenged by Youcef Atal of Algeria during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, quarterfinals match between Ivory Coast and Algeria at Suez Stadium, Suez, Egypt on 11 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Monday Nov 18, 2019. 16:00

Ethiopia and Ivory Coast will battle in their second 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier on Tuesday.

Kick-off is at 15h00 CAT.

The Group K match is set to be played at the Tigray Stadium in Mekelle which is the fifth-largest city in Ethiopia.

The Walia Ibex are looking to record their first win in the group after succumbing to a 1-0 defeat to Madagascar in their maiden game.

Ethiopia are currently placed fourth on the group standings without a single point having played one game.

The East African side will look to Gatoch Panom, who is on the books of Egyptian Premier League side Haras El Hodou SC.

Meanwhile, Ivory Coast are targeting their second win in the group after edging out Niger 1-0 in their maiden match.

The Elephants find themselves at the top of the group standings with three points from one match.

Max-Alain Gradel is one of Ivory Coast’s dangermen and he will be looking to help his side secure an away victory.

Niger and Madagascar will meet in other Group K encounter in Moroni on Tuesday.

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