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Les Elephants move up in FIFA rankings

February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ivory Coast moved up in the FIFA world rankings to 20th after their Africa Cup of Nations success. The latest rankings moved Les Elephants up eight places, although are still the continent’s second-best side behind...

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Ivory Coast: Government reward squad

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Houses and cash have been given to each of the 23-man Ivory Coast squad after their Cup of Nations success. Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara is giving each member of the Ivory Coast squad, which won...

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Pellegrini: City not dependant on Ivorians

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has quashed suggestions they are reliant of Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony. The Chilean, 61, also denied that his side will be largely reliant on goals from Wilfried Bony, who...

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Barry: AFCON title 15 years in making

February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry has honoured the Ivorian players of the past 15 years for their success. Barry was the hero for Les Elephants on Sunday evening, after saving and scoring the final two...

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CAF proud of ‘miraculous’ AFCON

February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Confederation of African Football are proud of the ‘miraculous’ job Equatorial Guinea did to host the Cup of Nations at late notice. After Morocco lost the rights to host the tournament, following calls for...

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Renard: Ivory Coast not favourites

February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard has dismissed his side as being favourites for the Africa Cup of Nations title. The Frenchman was quick to note an advantage that his side holds, after winning the continental tournament...

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Grant expecting quality final

February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ghana coach Avram Grant is expecting a quality final as African giants Ivory Coast and Ghana go head-to-head in the Cup of Nations final. After being appointed in late November, Grant has made an immediate...

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Security increased for AFCON final

February 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Confederation of African Football has heightened security for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final to be held at Estadio de Bata. Crowd violence interrupted the second semi-final between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea on Thursday,...

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Tunisia face AFCON ban

February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tunisia face being excluded from AFCON 2017 after accusing the Confederation of African Football of cheating. The Carthage Eagles side had until Thursday to apologise to the governing body, after losing their quarter-final tie to Equatorial...

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Gyan eyes Ghana AFCON glory

January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Asamoah Gyan is going in search of Ghana’s fifth Africa Cup of Nations title, as the Black Stars face up against a tough Group C. Top-ranked African side Algeria, Senegal and South Africa make up...

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