In the final, Cote d’Ivoire team defeated Ghana. This was reported on the official website of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
The main and additional time ended in a draw – 0: 0. In the penalty shoot, players from Cote d’Ivoire were more accurate – 9: 8. The winning goal was executed by the goalkeeper Boubacar Barry.
The team of the Democratic Republic of Congo became the bronze medalist of the tournament. The main and additional time of the match for third place also ended in a draw, 0: 0. Congolese players were able to defeat the team of Equatorial Guinea only in a penalty shootout (4: 2).
The best player of the Africa Cup of Nations has become a footballer from Ghana team, Christian Atsu. His compatriot Andre Ayew has become the best scorer of the tournament with three goals.
Africa Cup of Nations 2015 was supposed to be held in Morocco, but the country refused to host the tournament due to the threat of spreading the Ebola virus. As a result, it was decided to move the tournament to Equatorial Guinea.
Côte d’Ivoire team has won the Africa Nations Cup for the second time in the history of this championship. The team first won the trophy back in 1992.