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Elephants tamed – Ivory Coast 2-3 Algeria (AET)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Tournament favourites Ivory Coast
Devoured like hot beans on toast

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Ivorian backline shy of the ball
In this astonishing quarter final

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Kalou and Matmour led to huge bated breath
Until Kader Keita struck at the death

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Sufficient to take the Elephants through?
Last gasp and Bougherra’s legend grew

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Game of heart wrenching, nail biting sweat
Fuming Ivorians had it in the net

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Koule Toure saw red and lost control
Ruled out with an ‘offside goal’

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Terrible Elephants defending in big trouble
Bouzza poached another from the rubble

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 With Hameur’s full use of his cnemis
It was enough to send the foxes to the semis

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 24.01.10

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Number 7
(c) Emdad Rahman

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