African cup of nations Archive

  • Ivory Coast 2 – Togo 1

    Ivory Coast 2 – Togo 1

    It wasn’t the perfect start for the Elephants – but perhaps it was par for the course – another Ivory Coast win and another far from convincing performance. Didier Drogba’s contribution in particular was worrying – at least there’s room for improvement. Yaya Toure scored quickly on eight minutes from a Gervinho cross, and he [...]

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  • Ivory Coast 4 – Egypt 2

    Ivory Coast 4 – Egypt 2

    Ivory Coast came from a goal down in this important friendly ahead of the African Cup of Nations in South Africa later this month. Gervinho scored twice, once from the spot, while Lancina Traore and Didier Ya Konan completed the score. A good confidence booster against our long time foes, but not 100% convincing especially [...]

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