AFCON 2023: Cote d’Ivoire declares Monday public holiday to celebrate title success

AFCON 2023: Cote d’Ivoire declares Monday public holiday to celebrate title success

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Cote d’Ivoire has declared Monday a work-free day to celebrate Les Elephants Africa Cup of Nations triumph.

The hosts defeated Nigeria 2-1 on Sunday night to win their third AFCON title.

The Super Eagles went in front through William Troost-Ekong eight minutes before the break.

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Emerse Fae’s side, however, scored twice after the break through Franck Kessie and Sebastien Haller.

The locals celebrated the team’s success all through the night.

Meanwhile, there will be a trophy parade at the Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium, Abidjan today.

President Alssanne Quattara and other top government officials are expected to be in attendance.

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The president is also expected to announce a cash reward for the players and their officials during the parade.

AFCON 2023: Cote d’Ivoire declares Monday public holiday to celebrate title success

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