Ivory Coast

Important wins for Ivory Coast, Morocco in World Cup qualification

Sat, 08 Jun 2024 - 09:15 GMT

African champions Ivory Coast and World Cup semi-finalists Morocco both won important points in World Cup qualification on Friday but Nigeria were held at home by South Africa and are still to win a match in the 2026 preliminaries.

Ivory Coast’s place in Cup of Nations final ends home misery

Fri, 09 Feb 2024 - 11:49 GMT

Ivory Coast ended almost two decades of home misery at the Africa Cup of Nations by becoming the first tournament hosts to reach the final since Egypt in 2006.

Haller strike sends Ivory Coast to Cup of Nations final

Thu, 08 Feb 2024 - 08:35 GMT

Haller's 65th-minute goal at the Alassane Ouattara Olympic Stadium continued a remarkable recovery by the Ivorians who were almost eliminated in the group phase but will now take on Nigeria in Sunday's final.

Ivory Coast bid to 'loan' Renard turned down - reports

Fri, 26 Jan 2024 - 11:40 GMT

Renard is the coach of the French women’s team and permission had been sought of the French football federation by the Ivorians to "loan" the 55-year-coach for the tournament.

Hosts Ivory Coast hope Haller can return for final group game

Fri, 19 Jan 2024 - 11:26 GMT

Ivory Coast are hoping to have striker Sebastien Haller back from injury for their last Africa Cup of Nations group game after their coach Jean-Louis Gasset admitted they were out-muscled against Nigeria on Thursday.

The Pharaohs progress to AFCON quarter-finals

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 07:03 GMT

After 120 minutes of intense play, the game was decided on penalties as the regular and extra times could not separate the two sides.

Egypt hoping for quarter-final spot against Ivory Coast

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 10:35 GMT

Douala’s Japoma Stadium is set to witness a battle for a place in the quarter-finals.

Ivory Coast uses soccer to spur COVID-19 vaccination

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Ivory Coast has reported at least 77,857 infections and 742 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

Ivory Coast confirm drugs ban on goalkeeper

Wed, 12 Jan 2022 - 01:10 GMT

The announcement was made by the Ethiopian Football Federation on the eve of the tournament but the Ivorians included him in their squad for the Cup of Nations anyway.

Drogba submits candidacy to become Ivory Coast FA president

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:15 GMT

Didier Drogba drew a large crowd on Saturday eager to watch him submit his candidacy before the deadline for next month’s Ivory Coast Football Federation elections.

U-23 team players will be the backbone of the senior team, Gharib

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:55 GMT

Gharib led the national team to U-23 Africa Cup of Nations Final for the first time in the history after Egypt defeated South Africa at the semi-finals.

Egypt eyes U_23 AFCON title

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:27 GMT

A new champion will be crowned tonight as Gabon and Nigeria, who failed to advance from the group stage in this edition, won the first two titles.

A record breaking attendance is expected tonight at Cairo Stadium

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 01:00 GMT

Over 75,000 fans will be at the stadium on Friday night which will set a new attendance record for this competition.

U-23 AFCON Organizing Committee announces preparations for the final

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 11:31 GMT

The stadium gates will be open from 1:00 pm and will close at 6:30 as the closing ceremony will start one hour before the final.

Straight from Algeria, Six charter planes arrive to Suez

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 12:50 GMT

Algerian newspaper "Al Shaa`b" revealed that there is a bridge will be launched between Algeria and Egypt in the coming hours to transfer Algerian fans to Suez.

AFCON QF 2nd day: Algeria vs Ivory Coast & Tunisia vs Madagascar

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 - 12:42 GMT

AFCON quarter-finals started on Wednesday with two matches which ended by victory for Senegal & Nigeria over Benin & South Africa respectively.

Benatia to captain Morocco at African Cup of Nations

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 11:16 GMT

Morocco are in Group D with the Ivory Coast, Namibia and South Africa.

Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste

Tue, 01 Jan 2019 - 02:28 GMT

Koffi often walks through Koumassi, to collect old mobile phones that he buys from people for 500 CFA francs ($0.8726) a pair.

Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste

Sat, 15 Dec 2018 - 12:22 GMT

Ivory Coast painter gives new life to e-waste.

The 'Black Panther' actor who is an undocumented 'Dreamer'

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 09:07 GMT

On the hit sitcom "The Good Place," Bambadjan Bamba plays an eternal being in the afterlife.