Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie is pleased with his progression with AC Milan during the course of the current campaign. The 21-year-old joined the Rossoneri on a two-year loan deal from Atalanta BC during the 2017 summer transfer window, and he has since established himself as an influential figure at the heart of their midfield. In […]
Ivory Coast defender Wilfried Kanon has revealed that he is taking English grammar lessons in order to pursue a Premier League move in the future. The 23-year-old has earmarked Chelsea as his dream club as he looks to follow in the footsteps of country legends Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou. Kanon joined Dutch side ADO […]
Crystal Palace midfielder Wilfried Zaha has opened up on his life coming to England with his family as a refugee from the Ivory Coast at aged 4 where he struggled at first before settling down and then on his recent emotional journey back home in a documentary for Palace TV.7 The programme entitled Wilfried Zaha […]
Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has taken up a coaching position with Celtic after calling quits on his playing career. The Ivory Coast has revealed his delight at taking up the role of a technical assistant at the Scottish champions. Toure spent the previous season as a player with Brendan Rodgers’s side, […]
French giants Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made a move for Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri with the intention of increasing his overall value, his agent has claimed. The Ivory Coast international is said to have a €40m release clause in his contract, but Paris Saint-Germain have surprisingly phoned president Jean-Pierre Rivere with a view to […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.