Cote d’Ivoire Archive

  • Ivory Coast 2 – Algeria 2

    Ivory Coast 2 – Algeria 2

    This match was never destined to be a classic – Algeria already eliminated in the competition and Ivory Coast already qualified. Coach Lamouchi put out the reserve side – only Romaric and Kalou remained from the starting XI that played against Tunisia at the weekend. A time to shine arguably, and of course starting with [...]

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  • Ivory Coast 3 – Tunisia 0

    Ivory Coast 3 – Tunisia 0

    Ivory Coast made it two out of two with a far more impressive victory against what was also stronger opposition. Lamouchi’s surprise decision to live out ageing stars Kolo Toure and Didier Drogba seemed to pay dividends in the first half, when they played some of the best football they’ve shown in a while. Gervinho [...]

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  • 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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  • Ivorian press review 10 & 11 September 2012

    Ivorian press review 10 & 11 September 2012

    The Elephants’ 4-2 win in their West African derby against Senegal in the 2013 Nations Cup qualifier still dominates the headlines in the Ivorian sporting media.

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  • Russia 1 – Ivory Coast 1

    Russia 1 – Ivory Coast 1

    Fabio Capello's Russia were held at home by Ivory Coast in a draw in Moscow

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