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Cote d'Ivoire(N) vs Algeria - Ivory Coast boss Ibrahim Kamara wary of Algeria

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2019 by PA334 hits

Ivory Coast boss Ibrahim Kamara has warned against treating Algeria as a one-man team.Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez has been one of the stars of the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of Thursday’s quarter-final showdown in Suez.Algeria have won all four of their matches without conceding with Mahrez scoring twice and Adam Ounas the competitions’s joint-leading scoring with thre...Full Story »

Mali vs Cote d'Ivoire - Kamara warns Elephants against making mistakes in Mali match

Posted Monday, July 08, 2019 by PA547 hits

Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara has warned his players they cannot afford to make mistakes if they are to find a way past Mali and reach the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.The sides meet in Suez on Monday with a place in the last eight at stake, and are only too aware of the price of failure.Kamara said at his pre-match press conference: “We know that if we don’t win, we&rsquo...Full Story »

Namibia(N) vs Cote d'Ivoire - Kamara optimistic Aurier’s Africa Cup of Nations is not over

Posted Monday, July 01, 2019 by PA107 hits

Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara is hopeful Serge Aurier’s Africa Cup of Nations is not over but conceded he would be without his captain for Monday’s clash with Namibia.Aurier was replaced after 69 minutes of the 1-0 defeat to Morocco last time out, with the Tottenham full-back himself suggesting he may play no further part in the tournament.“I felt something. It may be a tear...Full Story »

Cote d'Ivoire vs South Africa - 'South Africa have no egos and plenty of heart'

Posted Sunday, June 23, 2019 by PA104 hits

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter insists his side are a match for anyone ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations opener against Ivory Coast. The 1996 champions have endured a poor recent run at the tournament, finishing bottom of their group in 2015 before failing to even qualify in 2017. British coach Baxter, who returned for a second spell in charge after that disappointment, believes his side mu...Full Story »

Greece 2 : 1 Cote d'Ivoire - Samaras spot-on as Greece progress

Posted Tuesday, June 24, 2014 by PA302 hits

Former Celtic striker Georgios Samaras struck an injury-time penalty as Greece snatched a place in the World Cup last-16 with a dramatic 2-1 win over Ivory Coast. The African side had looked to be going through to the knockout stages as Group C runners-up after Swansea's Wilfried Bony cancelled out Andreas Samaris' first-half strike in the 74th minute in Fortaleza. But Greece, who hit the wo...Full Story »

Colombia 2 : 1 Cote d'Ivoire - Colombia edge closer to knockouts

Posted Thursday, June 19, 2014 by PA211 hits

Colombia closed in on the knockout stages of the World Cup after beating Ivory Coast 2-1 in a fiercely-contested Group C clash in Brasilia. James Rodriguez fired Colombia ahead just after the hour with a powerful header from a corner, with substitute Juan Quintero adding a second on the break. However, a fine individual goal from former Arsenal forward Gervinho set up a tense finale, but t...Full Story »

Cote d'Ivoire 2 : 1 Japan - Ivorians hit back to stun Japan

Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014 by PA395 hits

Headers by Wilfried Bony and Gervinho just 98 seconds apart ensured Ivory Coast got off to a winning start at the World Cup with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Japan in Recife. The Elephants left captain Didier Drogba out of the starting line-up but it was his arrival off the bench after an hour which coincided with the African nation finally converting their chances. Japan's star playe...Full Story »

Cote d'Ivoire vs Japan preview - Hasebe hands Japan fitness boost

Posted Sunday, June 15, 2014 by PA260 hits

Japan captain Makoto Hasebe is ready to start his side's World Cup opener against Ivory Coast on Sunday. The Blue Samurai take on the African nation in Group C at the Pernambuco Arena in Recife at full strength. Hasebe missed his team's last two warm-up games and only recently returned to action after his recovery from a serious knee injury. "There is no problem and I have been taking part in...Full Story »

Senegal 1-1 Cote d'Ivoire (2-4 on agg.): Last-gasp Kalou seals spot in World Cup finals

Posted Sunday, November 17, 2013 by Goal.com246 hits

Moussa Sow's second-half penalty was not enough to overturn the first-leg deficit as Sabri Lamouchi's side sealed qualification for Brazil 2014 with a late strike A second-half penalty from substitute Moussa Sow was not enough for Senegal as Salomon Kalou secured Cote d'Ivoire's place at the World Cup with a late equaliser in Saturday's 1-1 draw. Sabri Lamouchi's side headed into Saturday's ...Full Story »

Nigeria 2-1 Cote d’Ivoire: Super Eagles upset Elephants to earn AFCON semifinal clash with Mali

Posted Monday, February 04, 2013 by YAHOO Sport98 hits

The golden generation of the Ivory Coast came to the end of the road, as the Elephants were usurped by Stephen Keshi's plucky Super Eagles at the King Bafokeng Stadium, with Nigeria advancing to the Africa Cup of Nations semifinals with a 2-1 victory.Nigeria took the lead against the lethargic Elephants through a wonderful Emmanuel Emenike strike, before Cheikh Tiote equalized with a header just...Full Story »

Int'l Friendly Preview: Italy - Cote D'Ivoire

Posted Tuesday, August 10, 2010 by 144 hits

A new era begins for both teams... The Future Is Now The humiliating exit from the group stage at the 2010 World Cup finals in South Africa marked the end of an era for Italy - the new epoch will commence on Tuesday, when under new coach Cesare Prandelli the Azzurri will take on African giants Ivory Coast. The former Fiorentina tactician has already expressed his distinct difference in approa...Full Story »

North Korea 0-3 Cote D’Ivoire: Elephants Eliminated Despite Impressive Victory

Posted Saturday, June 26, 2010 by Goal.com69 hits

Cote d’Ivoire have been eliminated from the World Cup as they failed to achieve the eight-goal swing against North Korea that would have put Portugal under threat, winning only 3-0. The first half was entirely monopolised by the Elephants, but despite creating a steady stream of chances, they would only strike twice, with goals from Yaya Toure and Koffi Romaric. Such profligacy would be r...Full Story »

Half Time: Cote d'Ivoire 0-0 Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo Threatens In Quiet Opening Half

Posted Wednesday, June 16, 2010 by Goal.com518 hits

One of the glamour ties of the group stage is scoreless at the interval... Portugal and the Didier Drogba-less Cote d'Ivoire played out a dull first half as their World Cup Group G encounter remained scoreless at half time in Port Elizabeth.A continent held its breath and then received the unfortunate but admittedly inevitable news that Cote d'Ivoire's captain and talisman Drogba would only b...Full Story »

Cote D'Ivoire Beat Japan 2-0 In Friendly Win

Posted Saturday, June 05, 2010 by Goal.com382 hits

Captain limps off pitch as concerns grow over suspected elbow fracture injury... Cote D'Ivoire beat Japan 2-0 in a pre-World Cup warm up match on Friday in Sion, Switzerland. But coach Sven-Goran Eriksson will see the result as a loss after losing captain Didier Drogba to a suspected fractured elbow. It was Drogba who helped his side on their way after 12 minutes when his powerful free-kick ...Full Story »

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