Knee injury rules Bailly out of 2019 AFCON

2019-04-30 11:56

Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly has been ruled out of the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Ivory Coast agrees to host 2023 Cup of Nations

2019-01-29 20:48

The Ivory Coast has accepted an offer from CAF to host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2021 finals.

African great Didier Drogba retires from football

2018-11-22 06:30

Ivory Coast and Chelsea great Didier Drogba has announced his retirement after a 20-year career.

Wilmots parts ways with Ivory Coast

2017-11-15 15:20

Belgian coach Marc Wilmots parted ways with Ivory Coast after failing to help them qualify for next year's Soccer World Cup.

Pitch invasions end Ivory Coast-Senegal match early

2017-03-28 08:14

Numerous pitch invasions forced Monday's friendly between Ivory Coast and Senegal in Paris to be abandoned before full-time.

Africa’s pageant is such a ball

2017-02-05 06:04

With top stars failing to live up to their pre-tournament billing, the 2017 Afcon has not been without its fair share of drama, writes Timothy Molobi.

Ivory Coast hit back to hold DR Congo

2017-01-20 21:23

Defending champions the Ivory Coast had to come from behind twice to earn a draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo in their AFCON clash.

Top stars won’t sparkle at Afcon

2017-01-08 06:01

When the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations starts on Saturday, some of the biggest names on the continent will be missing, writes Timothy Molobi.

Toure banned, fined for drink driving

2016-12-13 13:48

Ivory Coast football great Yaya Toure has been banned from driving for 18 months and fined £54 000 for drink driving.

Yaya Toure retires from Ivory Coast service

2016-09-20 15:08

Yaya Toure has decided to call time on his international career after making over 100 appearances for Les Elephants.


United's Bailly to miss Africa Cup of Nations

2019-04-29 17:31

Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the rest of the Premier League season and the Africa Cup of Nations after the Ivory Coast defender suffered a knee injury.

Ivorian fury after Cameroon mooted as 2021 Cup of Nations hosts

2018-12-05 22:23

Ivory Coast has reacted angrily to the possibility that they could be replaced as 2021 Africa Cup of Nations hosts by Cameroon.

Yaya Toure ends international retirement

2017-12-26 20:36

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has agreed to come out of international retirement, according to the Manchester City star's agent.

Tragic Tiote 'suddenly fainted', says club

2017-06-06 07:21

Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote "suddenly fainted" at training and died later in hospital, his Chinese club has said.

Misfiring Bony, Gradel axed by Ivory Coast

2017-03-17 21:43

Misfiring Premier League striker Wilfried Bony was dropped from the Ivory Coast squad as caretaker coach Ibrahim Kamara made sweeping changes.

Holders Ivory Coast ousted from Afcon

2017-01-25 06:20

Defending champions the Ivory Coast have been sent packing from the Africa Cup of Nations after losing to Morocco.

Champions Ivory Coast disappoint in Togo draw

2017-01-16 20:13

Ivory Coast made a disappointing start to their Africa Cup of Nations title defence Monday when held by lowest Group C seeds Togo..

Zaha included in Elephants provisional squad

2016-12-29 14:01

Wilfried Zaha has been included in Michel Dussuyer's provisional Ivory Coast squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Toure tips Bailly to become one of the best

2016-10-10 20:53

Former Ivory Coast international Kolo Toure has tipped Man United's Eric Bailly to become one of the best defenders in world football.

Ivory Coast secure Chan third place

2016-02-07 21:07

Ivory Coast clinched third place at Chan 2016 following victory over Guinea in Kigali.

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