Burkina Faso and Zambia played out a goalless draw that sent the former through to the last eight as Group C winners and eliminated the defending champions.
A late penalty converted by Zambian goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene saw the reigning CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions scrape a 1-1 draw with Nigeria, following Emmanuel Emenike's opener.
Lucky charms, intuition, research…they all count when it comes to saving penalties. FIFA.com trawled the archives to pay tribute to some of the finest exponents of the art.
Zambia's national team arrived home on Monday to an ecstatic welcome from thousands of fans who gathered to greet the Copper Bullets after they won the country's first CAF Africa Cup of Nations title.
After an impressive series of performances, Zambia's goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene led his team past heavily favoured Côte d’Ivoire in the final, telling FIFA.com he was full of confidence in the decisive penalty shoot-out.
Zambia are not scared of facing Côte d’Ivoire according to goalkeeper Kennedy Mweene, captain Christopher Katongo and coach Herve Renard, who have had their say ahead of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations final.