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Togo 1, Ivory Coast 1, Tie

January 24, 2000

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) _ Togo pulled off the first surprise of this year’s African Nations Cup, holding Ivory Coast to a 1-1 tie Monday in Group A.

In the only other game, Algeria and Congo played a scoreless tie in Group B of the 16-nation tournament.

Tchiressoua Guel put Ivory Coast ahead in the 37th minute on a penalty kick, but Lantame Duadja tied it in the 62nd minute off a cross from from Yao Senaya.

Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo are all tied in Group A following 1-1 ties.

South Africa (1-0) leads Group B, followed by Algeria and Congo (0-0-1 each) and Gabon (0-1).

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