IVORY COAST SQUAD ATTENDS CHEICK TIOTE’S FUNERAL

CheickTiote’s former Ivory Coast teammates were present at their late friend’s funeral service in the country’s capital city, Abidjan. The former Ivory Coast midfielder passed away after suffering a heart attack during a training session with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprise. The members of the Ivory Coast squad showed up, including but not limited to […]

IVORY COAST NAME SQUAD LIST

The new manager of African football giants Ivory Coast Marc Wilmots has named his team for the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.


The coach got the job in March but just named his first squad for game. The team is poised to meet with the Netherlands on June 4 in a friendly game before facing Guinea in the qualifier on June 9.

Will Kessie Chose Rome Or Milan?

Franck Kessie of Ivory Coast international has the desire to join Milan, though on the other hand Roma have a deal with Atalanta, flashing the bidding war of €30m.

This is the situation that has been as described by a number of sources and Italian sports Newspapers.

Marc Wilmots to have talks with Yaya Toure

The new man in charge of the Elephants’ squad Marc Wilmots says that he would try and have a conversation with Yaya Toure and request him to give some more years to the national team.


Wilmots opines that at the highest level of the game, experience plays a massive role and Toure has got it more than anybody else as far as Ivorian Football is concerned. And not only the experience, but, his form in the past weeks has been second to none either.

The quest for a new Ivory Coast coach continues

Following the disastrous campaign of Ivory Coast in 2017, Michel Dussuyer opted to quit as the head coach of the African national side.


Ivory Coast failed to make it past the group stages as they drew with DR Congo and with Togo as well as losing against Morocco.

Guess the footballer

Football is the most popular sports on the planet and as a result, footballers have become some of the most recognisable people on the planet.

But how good is your knowledge of these players? How many Premier League players can you recognise from their hairstyles, boots, and cars?

What’s the betting you can’t?

IVORY COAST‘S AURIER SAVES COUNTERPART’S LIFE

Serge Aurier who plies his trade with French champions Paris St. Germain has received praise for his effort in saving the life of Mali international Moussa Doumbia.

Doumbia was knocked unconscious when he clashed with Sunderland player Lamine Kone but the Ivory Coast international quickly saved the player from swallowing his tongue.

The coach of the Malian side Alain Giresse reached out to Aurier after the game to thank him for his effort.

YAYA TOURE RETIRES FROM IVORY COAST DUTY

Four-time African footballer of the year Yaya Toure of the Ivory Coast announced his retirement from international football on Tuesday.


The 33-year-old Manchester City midfielder capped 113 times including appearances at three World Cup finals said it had been an incredibly difficult decision for him.