Goals from Emmanuel Eboue, Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba helped Galatasaray overcome Real Madrid 3-2 on the night, though it was insufficient to deny the nine-time European champions a place in the last four.
FIFA.com met Didier Drogba recently for a revealing interview about football's role in helping Côte d’Ivoire develop as a country, his personal work in his homeland, and the national team's chances of glory.
Sudan, a one-time heavyweight of African football, have ended a four-decade absence from the CAF Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals after their win against Burkina Faso edged out Angola on goal difference.
Galatasaray moved up to top spot in the Turkish Super Lig with a 3-1 win over Fenerbache, while Eskisehirspor secured a 1-0 win over Antalyaspor.
Galatasaray have signed Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Eboue for a fee of €3.5m on a four-year deal.
Galatasaray have confirmed they are in talks to sign out-of-favour Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Eboue.