The final score was already reached after 4 minutes. Maxwel Cornet, who plays for Burnley in the Premier League, hit hard from just outside the penalty area.
Ivory Coast last won the Africa Cup in 2015. Seven years ago, Ghana was defeated in the final on penalties. The Ivorians are in the group with Algeria and Sierra Leone. Those two countries failed to score in their opening game.
Sangaré and Haller, who was substituted in the 82nd minute, are important players in the number 1 and 2 of the Eredivisie. Leader PSV and Ajax will resume the competition next weekend: PSV will play against FC Groningen, Ajax will be waiting for the away match against FC Utrecht.