Hero's welcome for Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast fans (AFP)
Ivory Coast fans (AFP)

Abidjan - A million ecstatic Ivorian football fans turned out in the streets of Abidjan on Monday to welcome home their national squad after their nail-biting victory over Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations, police said.

Sunday's penalty shootout win by The Elephants, who are due to parade in the city's football stadium, ended a 23-year Africa Cup of Nations title drought.

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