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.

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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.

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Drogba not moving to Villa

There were rumors that former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba was in Birmingham in order to finalize a move to Aston Villa.

There have been plenty of reports on social media that Didier Drogba has landed in England and is currently looking to make his return in the English league. Various posts across social media have reported that they have personally seen Drogba in English airport.

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ERIC BAILY: DROGBA CONVINCED ME TO SIGN FOR UNITED

Manchester United defender Eric Baily has revealed that it was the former captain of his national team, Didier Drogba, that convinced him to make the move to Old Trafford.

The young Ivory Coast international told The Times that Drogba played a big role in ensuring he moved to Manchester United. The Red Devils new boy was the first signing of Jose Mourinho as he took over the helms at the English Premier League giant.

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GERVINHO SAYS HIS COUNTRY SHOULD BE AT ALL WORLD CUP TOURNAMENTS

Former Arsenal player Gervinho says the Ivory Coast national team are supposed to be in every World Cup tournament in an interview he granted to FIFA.com.

The player, who plies his trade currently in China, said the club had done everything to help him settle at the club and it was showing in his performance. He added that he was already familiar with the city of Qinhuandao since he played in the 2008 Olympic Football Tournament there.

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MANCHESTER UNITED ANNOUNCES THE TRANSFER OF IVORY COAST INTERNATIONAL ERIC BAILLY

English Premier League giants Manchester United has confirmed the signing of Ivory Coast international Eric Bailly from Villarreal CF.

The 22-year-old central defender played 25 times for Villarreal in La Liga last season, aside seven Europa League appearances. The player joined The Red Devils on a four year contract with the option to extend for a further two years.

Ivory Coast seeks Improvement in their Performance

Ivory Coast know that they will have to come up with a much better performance than in the reverse leg against Sudan in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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Ivory Coast managed a third-place finish in the 2016

Ivory Coast managed a third-place finish in the 2016 African nations Championship after managing to defeat Guinea 2-1 thanks to an own goal fromYoula and a fine effort from Badié.

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Yaya Toure returns to Ivory Coast after an absence of 10 months

For some time now, it was believed that Yaya Toure was on the verge of ending his international career and just focus on winning titles with Manchester City.

Yaya Toure along with Sergio Aguero are a few of the key players of the Premier League club and the English league is as competitive as it has ever been but despite this, Toure is eager on making a return to his national side after being absent for more than 9 months.

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Michel Dussuyer is unlikely to be without a couple of star names

Ivory Coast manager Michel Dussuyer is unlikely to be without a couple of star names for the opening few rounds of the World Cup 2018 qualifiers.