Category: Ivory Coast

TOP FIVE IVORIAN FOOTBALLERS OF ALL-TIME

  Ivory Coast is one of the superpowers of African football and they have won the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) twice. The first AFCON title came at the 1992 edition in Senegal and they had to wait for over two decades for the second title. The second AFCON title was won at the 2015

PEPE SET TO RETURN FOR ARSENAL

  Ivory Coast international Nicholas Pepe is in line to return to the Arsenal squad ahead of their home game with high flying Southampton at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday. Ivory Coast attacker Pepe is returning to the Arsenal squad on the back of his three-match ban for the red card at Leeds United in

WHY ZAHA SNUBBED IVORY COAST SQUAD

  Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha has revealed why he failed to join up with the Ivory Coast national team for the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Madagascar. Zaha was part of the 26-man squad named by manager Patrice Beaumelle for the two games with Madagascar and the player was expected to

ZAHA SET FOR ANOTHER TRANSFER TUG OF WAR

  The transfer window is open again. Movement of players from one club to another is bound to be at its peak for the next few weeks. Many deals that were close last year but didn’t happen for one reason or the other will definitely be reignited. One of such deals in Wilfred Zaha. The

Transfer Value Decrease for Ivory Coast Footballer

  Nicolas Pepe, the Ivory Coast international has been undergoing challenges in the very first year of his appearance in English football. Arsenal, his EPL club, is facing even more trouble. The challenges are having a negative impact on the club financially because the value of the player has dropped because of it. Due to

MOYES HAS WILSHERE IN HIS LONG-TERM PLANS

There are reports in England that West Ham manager David Moyes has Jack Wilshere in his long-term plans at the club. Like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Moyes is looking at building a core of British players from next term, as per the reports. Loanees Grady Diangana at West Bromwich Albion and Josh Cullen at Charlton Athletic

EMERY SAYS REFEREES MADE HIM FAIL AT PSG

Former PSG coach Unai Emery says the lack of VAR technology which left all the refereeing decisions to humans was solely responsive for his seeming failure at Paris Saint Germain despite winning seven trophies at the club. Even the current state of Emery’s status won’t allow a team as lowly placed as Honduras national men’s

WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO PEPE AT ARSENAL?

Nicolas Pepe is struggling to hit the ground running at Arsenal football club. The Ivory Coast International joined Arsenal in the summer from Lille amid so much fanfare, but things have not been going to plans for the 24-year-old. The Gunners were believed to be interested in his international team mate Wilfred Zaha, but they

IVORY COAST ACE TARGETED BY TOTTENHAM

Wilfred Zaha could be on his way to Tottenham in January according to reports from England, The Ivory Coast international was inching for a move from Crystal Palace in the summer but nothing materialized. It was initially thought that he would fall out with the club regarding the move however the 26-year-old has been one

MANCHESTER UNITED AFTER IVORY COAST ACE

Wilfred Zaha could make a move to Manchester United in January according to reports from England. The Ivory Coast International was frustrated in the summer as his quest to move to a bigger club did not yield any result. Crystal Palace were unwilling to sell their best player late into the transfer window lower than