Every one of Africa's 54 member countries will vote for Sepp Blatter in next month's FIFA presidential election, the continent's soccer boss said on Tuesday, referring to the 79-year-old Swiss as "dear Sepp."
Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry saved the day, and then he scored the winner.
The 35-year-old veteran blocked a penalty attempt from opposing goalkeeper Razak Braimah and then stepped up to convert his own to give the Ivory Coast a 9-8 shootout win over Ghana on Sunday in the African Cup of Nations final.
Morocco was fined $1 million by the Confederation of African Football on Friday for failing to host the 2015 African Cup of Nations soccer tournament because of fears over Ebola.
Morocco was also banned from the next two tournaments in 2017 and 2019, and CAF said it was seeking around $9 million in damages from the North African nation for backing out of its hosting agreement.
Guinea qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals in bizarre fashion on Thursday after a drawing of lots was required to separate them and Mali.
They will go through to a quarter-final on Sunday in Equatorial Guinea's capital Malabo against Group C winners Ghana while unfortunate Mali go home.