|Gervinho beat three Colombian defenders before firing into the net in brilliant solo effort. The Elephants still stand a chance of progressing to the round of 16 (Photo taken from BBC Swahili)|
Two second half goals from James Rodrigez 63rd and Juan Quintero 69th were enough to move Colombia closer to within qualification to the knock-out round of 16.
Striker Gervinho pulled one back in the 73rd minute but it was only enough for a consolation. The former Arsenal star was brilliant with a solo effort - beating three defenders before firing into the net.
|Colombia celebrates (Photo taken from Standard Digital Media)|
Colombia won had won their opening game 3-0 over European side, Greece.
The West Africans side, which came from behind to win 2-1 against Japan on June 14, still had a chance of qualifying provided they win their final group match against Greece.
Die in tears
|Several match commentators said he was emotional or showing true love for country during national anthem, but it later turned out that he learned of his father's death.|
Several match commentators and football writers linked his cries to being emotional or patriotism, but it later turned out that he learned of his father's death.
Written by Modou S. Joof
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