Ivory Coast – Les Élephants

2010-05-20 10:51

Quick facts:

The team

The Côte D’Ivoire national team is called Les Élephants (The


It is managed by the Fédération Ivorienne de Football

Star moments:

It won the 1992 African Cup of Nations against Ghana on penalties

at the Stade Leopold Senghor in Senegal

Captain: Didier Drogba

Top scorer: Didier Drogba

Home stadium: Stade Félix Houphouët Boigny

Head coach: Sven-Göran Eriksson

World Cup history

Qualified for two World Cup finals: Germany in 2006, where they lost to Argentina and Netherlands but

beat Serbia and Montenegro; and South Africa in 2010. Qualified on October 10,

2009 playing against Malawi

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