Praise heaped on Bafana

2014-12-01 16:02

Ivory Coast head coach Herve Renard has admitted that Bafana Bafane were too strong for his youthful team.

Bafana sink Ivorians

2014-11-30 17:24

Bafana Bafana have comfortably beaten Ivory Coast in the Nelson Mandela Challenge at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.

Bafana's Challenge tie in doubt

2014-11-28 09:13

Bafana's Nelson Mandela Challenge encounter with Ivory Coast is in doubt after half the squad failed to report for training.

16 AFCON 2015 teams confirmed

2014-11-20 08:40

Egypt and defending champions Nigeria are the two big names who failed to qualify for AFCON 2015.

Five AFCON qualifying facts

2014-11-18 09:52

Find out FIVE interesting 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group qualifying facts ahead of final day of qualifying.

SAFA planning for Ivory Coast

2014-11-18 07:46

A SAFA spokesman says they are talking to PSL clubs to ensure players are made available for the Ivory Coast clash.

Ivory Coast turn to veterans

2014-11-07 11:51

Beleaguered Ivory Coast have turned to their veterans to help them secure AFCON qualification later this month.

Zokora quits Elephants duty

2014-09-08 18:02

Didier Zokora has announced in an interview with the national press that he is calling time on his international career.

Sierra Leone clash on

2014-09-02 11:48

The Ivory Coast government has decided to allow Sierra Leone's team to enter the country, giving the go-ahead for an AFCON qualifier.

Ivory Coast in line for new coach

2014-07-30 08:07

Former Zambia Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach, Herve Renard, could take charge of serial 'chokers' Ivory Coast this week.

Africa bows out early again

2014-07-01 14:27

The same string of problems occurs every SWC campaign that diverge an African teams or are African teams just not good enough.

Lamouchi quits Ivory Coast

2014-06-25 09:42

Sabri Lamouchi has stepped down as Ivory Coast manager after failing to lead the side past the World Cup group stages.

Could Yaya leave City?

2014-06-24 14:56

Yaya Toure is considering switching clubs after numerous indifference's with the Premier League champions.

Ivory Coast cautious of Greece

2014-06-24 10:08

Ivory Coast will take a "very cautious" approach in their World Cup clash with Greece on Tuesday, coach Sabri Lamouchi said.

Toures to stay at World Cup

2014-06-22 12:34

Ivory Coast players Yaya and Kolo Toure will stay at the World Cup despite the death of their younger brother.

Colombia edge out Elephants

2014-06-19 20:26

Colombia have maintained South America's strong start to the SWC, downing the Ivory Coast to stay on course for a last 16 place.

Preview: Colombia v Ivory Coast

2014-06-19 14:44

Group C favourites Colombia and Ivory Coast clash in a crunch World Cup encounter at Estadio Nacional on tonight.

Africa can win the SWC - Keshi

2014-06-16 11:42

African sides are as good as any at the SWC and one could end up winning it in Brazil, believes Nigerian coach Stephen Keshi.

Brazilians in wonder of Drogba

2014-06-14 20:59

Brazil's philosophy teachers are firmly behind another leading striker - Didier Drogba of the Ivory Coast.

Who to support at Brazil 2014

2014-06-12 12:30

Left without a team to really get behind at the World Cup? Take a look at who potentially deserves your support.

Ivory Coast best Africa bet?

2014-06-09 12:26

The 'Elephants' of Cote d'Ivoire will be the best performing African side at this year's SWC - if bookmakers are to be believed...

Ivory Coast worry over Yaya

2014-06-05 11:34

Yaya Toure was left out of the Ivory Coast's final World Cup warm-up match as concerns were raised over the player's fitness.

Africa's best bet: Ivory Coast

2014-05-30 12:32

Bookmakers are favouring Ivory Coast to be Africa's leading side at the 2014 FIFA Soccer World Cup to be held in Brazil.

5 African stars at the SWC

2014-05-29 12:41

Sport24's Wade Pretorius, looks at the five African footballers who will be looking to make a big impression at the SWC.


Mashaba pleased with options

2014-12-01 08:54

Coach Shakes Mashaba is more than pleased following Bafana's outstanding performance in the Nelson Mandela Challenge.

Bafana duels the Elephants

2014-11-28 12:35

South Africa will face Cote d’Ivoire for the 20th edition of the Nelson Mandela Challenge. Who will win?

Ivory Coast name weak NMC squad

2014-11-25 14:17

A host of Africa's finest players were not included in the below-strength Ivory Coast squad named to face South Africa.

Yaya joins 100 club

2014-11-20 08:17

Manchester City midfielder won his 100th cap as Ivory Coast sealed AFCON 2015 qualification on Wednesday.

Africa giants hopes hanging by a thread

2014-11-18 09:47

Nigeria, Ghana and Ivory Coast all have a lot to do in a final bid to qualify for AFCON 2015.

Ivory Coast boost AFCON chances

2014-11-15 11:51

Kolo Toure made an immediate impact on his return to the Ivory Coast team by scoring early in a 5-1 win over Sierra Leone, boosting their qualification chances to AFCON 2015.

Elephants stick with PUMA

2014-11-07 08:29

PUMA has announced an extension of its partnership with the Côte d’Ivoire Football Federation on Friday morning.

Drogba, Eto'o gone, problems remain

2014-09-04 12:53

No Drogba or Eto'o, but Ebola and other problems remain for the final African Cup qualifiers scheduled across Africa.

Renard new Ivory Coast coach

2014-07-31 17:12

Former Zambia coach Herve Renard has been appointed Ivory Coast coach, succeeding compatriot Sabri Lamouchi.

Toure: No sympathy for Africa

2014-07-02 10:07

Ivory Coast star Yaya Toure believes their 'scandalous' SWC exit has been overlooked because no-one cares about African teams.

Greece attempts speed learning

2014-06-25 15:26

Greece will attempt to shed their defensive-minded image at the SWC in order to prepare for the confident Costa Rica on Sunday.

As it happened: Greece v Ivory Coast

2014-06-25 00:00

A recap of the match between Greece and Ivory Coast where the winner went into the Round of 16.

Elephants given cash incentive

2014-06-24 12:52

The President of the Ivory Coast has offered the cash incentive of a doubled win bonus to inspire Ivory Coast to SWC progression.

Toure seeks to lead Elephants

2014-06-23 10:19

Yaya and Kolo Toure will have to shake off their grief over the death of their brother against Greece at the SWC.

Toure brother passes away

2014-06-20 12:03

The Ivory Coast brothers Yaya and Kolo Toure have been rocked by the news that their brother Ibrahim Oyala Toure has passed away.

As it happened: Colombia v Ivory Coast

2014-06-19 17:30

A recap of ALL the highs and lows from the SWC match between Colombia v Ivory Coast.

Guarin expects physical onslaught

2014-06-19 12:09

Colombia midfielder Fredy Guarin expects Cote d'Ivoire to produce a physical performance in their Group C encounter.

Ivory Coast blitz past Japan

2014-06-15 05:26

Two quickfire headed goals from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho have helped Ivory Coast recover to beat Japan in Group C action at the SWC.

Yaya Toure 'ready to play'

2014-06-14 08:56

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi says all his squad were "ready to play" in Saturday's Soccer World Cup opener against Japan.

Ivory Coast hold Africa’s hopes

2014-06-13 11:13

Wits coach Gavin Hunt discuss their strengths, weaknesses and overall chances of the five African sides at the 2014 SWC.

Japan captain Hasebe ready

2014-06-12 10:07

Japan captain Makoto Hasebe has declared himself fit for his team's SWC opener after shrugging off worries over a knee injury.

Yaya to make quit decision

2014-06-09 09:38

Yaya Toure admits he will have to consider his international future after the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil.

2014 SWC preview: Group C

2014-06-03 14:32

Sport24's Wade Pretorius previews Group C at the 2014 Soccer World Cup and predicts success for the Ivory Coast.

'Six of the best' ready for SWC

2014-05-30 09:42

Sport24's Wade Pretorius has scouted the best young talent ahead of kick off of the 2014 Soccer World Cup.

Toure: Why I'm the best

2014-01-10 18:49

African player of the Year, Yaya Toure has pointed at the consistent good outings for his country as the reason behind his success.

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