February 10th, 2012
07:45 PM ET

Best of Africa? Ivory Coast and Zambia clash in final

Ivory Coast and Zambia will be trying to get their hands on the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.
Ivory Coast and Zambia will be trying to get their hands on the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.

Sunday sees the final of the Africa Cup of Nations between the Ivory Coast and Zambia and I can’t wait to see these two great sides battle for the trophy.

Ivory Coast were my pre-tournament tips to come out on top, but I always believed Zambia would be tough to beat so their appearance in the final is no surprise to me.

Many people are labeling them as underdogs, but I don’t believe that to be the case. They are a tough and well-disciplined side and Frenchman Herve Renard must take his share of credit. FULL POST