Ivory Coast wins 2015 African Cup of Nations after 11-round PK shootout

Sunday February 8th, 2015

Ivory Coast defeated Ghana on penalties to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after neither team could manage a goal throughout the match. 

The penalty shootout, which lasted 11 rounds, ended when Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry converted after saving a penalty from Ghanian goalkeeper Brimah Razak. Ivory Coast won the shootout 9-8. 

Ivory Coast, which last won the Africa Cup of Nations in 1992, lost the 2012 tournament final to Zambia 8-7 in penalties. The Ivorians also fell to Egypt in the 2006 final on penalties. 

The 1992 Africa Cup of Nations final was also decided in a penalty shootout, in which Ivory Coast topped Ghana 11-10. 

Here's Barry's 11th-round save:


Here's Barry's 11th-round conversion:


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