Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire and South Africa to the semis, Zambia and Nigeria out

Les Elephants finished Group B on top, after defeating Zambia 1-0 at the Cairo international Stadium, as they raised their tally to six points, leaving losers Zambia with a lone point at the bottom.

Kouadio Dabila scored a perfect header at the hour mark to send the Ivoirians to the semifinal, aiming at a place in next year’s Tokyo 2020 Olympics.