Villarreal defender Serge Aurier will return to the Yellows in the coming days after Côte d’Ivoire were knocked out by Egypt (0-0) in a match that was decided by a penalty shootout (4-5).
Senegal striker Boulaye Dia is the only Villarreal player to continue in the quarter-finals of the continental tournament.
After the elimination of Samu Chukwueze (Nigeria), Aïssa Mandi (Algeria) and Serge Aurier (Côte d’Ivoire), here is the schedule for the remaining groguet in the Africa Cup of Nations:
Boulaye Dia (Senegal)
- Senegal 1-0 Zimbabwe.
- Senegal 0-0 Guinea.
- Malawi 0-0 Senegal.
Round of 16:
- Senegal 2-0 Cape Verde
- Senegal vs Equatorial Guinea: Sunday 30th January, 8pm, Japoma Stadium.