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Last Updated: Monday, 21 January 2008, 23:05 GMT
Africa Cup of Nations photos

Ivory Coast's Drogba looks for the opening goal

Nigeria 0-1 Ivory Coast: Elephants striker Didier Drogba looks for an early breakthrough but finds Danny Shittu in the way

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Barry denies Nigeria

The Super Eagles have a chance of their own but see Boubacar Barry gather well during a tight first half

Ivory Coast's Aruna Dindane

Aruna Dindane brings the ball away from John Obi Mikel as Gerard Gili's side try to take control of the game

Onyekachi Apam and Saloman Kalou contest possession

Salomon Kalou gives Nigeria's defence plenty to think about after the break as Ivory Coast start get the better of things

Kalou and team-mates celebrate Ivory Coast's winning goal

The match is eventually decided by the Chelsea player when his superb 66th-minute run and shot beats Austine Ejide

Mahamadou Diarra and Seidath Tchomogo contest possession

Mali 1-0 Benin: Mahamadou Diarra looks to fashion an early chance for the Eagles during their Group B clash in Sekondi

Mali struggle to find a way through

Dramane Traore's efforts to breach the Squirrels's defence are thwarted by Anicet Adjamossi and Damien Chrysostome

Souleymane Diamoutene heads clear

Souleymane Diamoutene shows his commitment to Mali's cause as he repels a rare forward foray by Benin

Kanoute scores the winner for Mali

The only goal arrives in the 49th minute when Frederic Kanoute slots home a penalty after an Alain Gaspoz foul

Soufiane Alloudi scores the opening goal for Morocco

Namibia 1-5 Morocco: Soufiane Alloudi's goal after only two minutes sees the Atlas Lions make a superb start in Group A

Alloudi makes it 2-0

Alloudi is on target again just three minutes later as Morocco threaten to overrun the Brave Warriors in Accra

Brendell scores for Namibia

Midway through the first half Namibia get on the scoreboard thanks to a well-taken goal by Brian Brendell

Alloudi celebrates another goal

Hopes of a comeback are dashed when Alloudi completes the first hat-trick of the tournament shortly before the half hour

Sektioui is congratulated by Maroune Chamakh

Before the sides reach the interval, Jamunavandu Ngatjizeko's foul allows Tarik Sektioui (left) to make it 4-1 from the spot

Morocco fans enjoy the action in Accra

Morocco's fans see Moncef Zerka's 74th-minute header complete the scoring as their side begin the tournament well

Cup of Nations - as it happened
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Mali 1-0 Benin
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Namibia 1-5 Morocco
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