Ivory Coast batters Ghana's AFCON 2017 opponents Uganda 3-0 in friendly

Uganda have been a thorn in the flesh of Ghana in recent times but they were no match for Ivory Coast today

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha scored his first goal for his country of birth Ivory Coast as they beat Uganda Cranes 3-0 in an African Cup of Nations build-up match Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.

Ivory Coast’s three second half goals were scored by Jonathan Kodjia, Zaha and Serge Aurier.

It is Uganda Cranes final game before they fly to Gabon for the Nations Cup final. Uganda is grouped with Ghana, Mali and Egypt.

Starting line-ups: UGANDA: Onyango; Iguma, Awany, Wasswa, Ochaya, Mawejje, Kizito, Azira, Luwagga, Miya, Massa
IVORY COAST: Gbohouo; Aurier, Bailly, Kanon, Traoré; Seri, Dié, Kessie; Kalou, Kodjia, Zaha.