Ivory Coast fall to Uganda in Afcon warm-up


Ivory Coast 0-1 Uganda
Ivory Coast went down 1-0 to Uganda in a friendly international clash at the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Saturday afternoon.
The Elephants started strongly, but due to a multiple of misses, succumbed to a 35th minute penalty from Farouk Miya.
The Ivorians tackle Zambia on Wednesday in a repeat of the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations final before their tournament opener against South Africa five days later.
Kenya 1-1 Congo DR
Democratic Republic of Congo needed a late equaliser from Arthur Masuaku to force a 1-1 draw against Kenya at the Polideportivo Santa Ana.
The East Africans led for much of the game following Michael Olunga’s 25th minute strike, until a change of sequence from the Congolese forced a share of the spoils. thanks to a strike from the West Ham United man.
Kenya will return to the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time since 2004, with their tournament opener against Algeria in Cairo.
Likewise, the DRC will be present at the continental showpiece where they will get their campaign underway against Uganda next Saturday.