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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Ivory Coast

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# chasing fair skin
Feeling pressured by men, Ivory Coast women ignore ban on skin-whitening creams
The country banned lightening products earlier this year.
# Chance
A former Ireland manager is among 59 applicants for the Ivory Coast job
Ex-France coach Raymond Domenech is also in the running for the coveted position.
# Smuggled
A boy found in a suitcase in Spain is being reunited with his mother
He was found a crossing into a Spanish enclave in North Africa.
# Smuggled
'When they scanned the suitcase, they saw someone inside'
An eight-year-old boy was found in a suitcase crossing into Spanish territory.
# Stars
Three Premier League players named in AFCON team of the tournament
A couple of Ghanaians — defender Jonathan Mensah and midfielder Andre Ayew — were also included.
# Turned his back
The best photoshops of Gervinho's refusal to watch the AFCON final shootout
The Ivorian winger couldn’t bear to look as his team ended their African Cup of Nations drought last night.
# Dramatic
Goalkeeper scores winning penalty as Ivory Coast's 23-year wait for African glory ends
After a goalless draw, penalties were needed to decide the final.
# Farce
An Ivory Coast and a Ghana player made a mess of headbutting each other in the AFCON final
‘Wait… do you dive or do I?’
# Power
Yaya Toure almost broke the net as Ivory Coast progressed to the AFCON final today
Goals from Yaya Toure and Gervinho helped the Ivorians beat DR Congo 3-1.
# AFCON 2015
Injury scare for Manchester City as Yaya limped off last night in Africa Cup Of Nations
The Ivory Coast midfielder left the pitch clutching his hamstring.
# Chewing gum boots
Wilfried Bony lights up the African Cup of Nations with 'elastico' nutmeg
The Ivory Coast striker’s marker won’t enjoy watching this back.
# Underachievers
Gervinho slaps opponent in uninspiring start for Ivory Coast's 'golden generation'
The Elephants had to settle for a point against Guinea in their opening AFCON group game after going down to ten men.
# Sham
Here's why Ivory Coast spent 2 minutes passing the ball unchallenged in their AFCON qualifier
Their game had echoes of the infamous 1982 World Cup clash between West Germany and Austria.
# Farewell
Didier Drogba announces his retirement from international football
The striker made over 100 appearances for his country and played at 3 World Cups over a 12-year period.
# Trap
Giovanni Trapattoni in talks to become next Ivory Coast manager
The former Ireland boss claims he could also have taken the Morocco job.
# these charming men
Samaras slots home late, controversial penalty as Ivory Coast meet Greek tragedy
Giovanni Sio was inconsolable at the final whistle after giving away the pivotal penalty.
Colombia v Japan, Ivory Coast v Greece, World Cup Group C
There was little indication at half-time, in both games, of the drama that was about to unfold.
# Collision Course
Toure: 'City didn't give me days off when my brother was dying in bed'
Ivorian says he was in Abu Dhabi with his team-mates while his younger sibling, Ibrahim, was close to death.
# pushing through
Yaya and Kolo Toure to remain in Brazil despite younger brother's death
After a harrowing few days, the pair will stick together and try and qualify Ivory Coast for the knock-out stage.
# Rest In Peace
Ibrahim Toure, younger brother of Yaya and Kolo, dies at 28
Ivory Coast camp in shock after the striker lost his battle with cancer.
# Linfield
Belfast shop insists it's displaying Ivory Coast flag, NOT Ireland flag
It’s gold, white and green, RIGHT?!
# Claim
Yaya Toure: African heritage counts against me
The Manchester City star believes he is not seen as one of the best players in the world because he is African.
# sitter
Christian Benteke can't help but smile after his miss of the season contender
Belgium are hotly-tipped to go far at this year’s World Cup. Not with finishing like this they won’t.
Trapattoni in talks to take over as Ivory Coast manager after World Cup - reports
The Italian isn’t ready to retire just yet.
# winning ways
And Yaya does it again: 3-in-a-row for Toure as he wins African Footballer of the Year
The Manchester City star beat John Obi Mikel and Didier Drogba to claim the award.
Don't forget about them: Defence Forces abroad send Xmas wishes
Read messages to loved ones from those in some of the smaller overseas missions (where you may not even realise we have troops posted).
# Feed the Drog...
How long did it take Didier Drogba to score on his Galatasaray debut? All of 5 minutes
The former Chelsea hitman got his career in Turkey off to a winning start.
# Upset
VIDEO: The brilliant solo goal which knocked Ivory Coast out of the AFCON
Nigeria’s Sunday Mba ran from inside his own half to score the winner in the quarter-final.
# Transfer News
Galatasaray confirm deal for Didier Drogba
Ivory Coast’s veteran striker will be paid 10 million euros for an 18-month period.
VIDEO: Gervinho again shows that he's actually not a bad finisher
Now if only he could do that in an Arsenal shirt…
# Mali
Mali conflict: Islamists offer hostage talks amid French offensive
The surprise move comes on the 16th day of a military operation led by France to stop Islamist groups pushing south towards the capital Bamako.
Hey Arsenal fans, why can Gervinho score goals like this in an Ivory Coast jersey?
The Emirates Stadium misfit scored the winner for the Elephants against Togo today.
# AFCON 2013
Yes, Didier Zokora's jersey does say 'Maestro' on the back of it
Emmmm, what?
# Ivory Coast
Côte d'Ivoire: 60 children killed in stampedes during New Year fireworks
The children, aged between 8 and 15, were killed in a stampede at a stadium during a firework display.
# Stadium violence
Africa Cup of Nations match abandoned after fans riot
As Senegal trailed 2-0 at home to the Ivory coast, fans in the Dakar stadium turned to violence.
# Preview
Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
# Côte d'Ivoire
UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast
Seven peacekeepers were killed during Friday’s ambushes.
# Team news
Previews: African Cup of Nations semi-finals
We’re down to the final four as Zambia play Ghana at 4pm and Mali meet the Ivory Coast later this evening.
African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group B
Tournament favourites Ivory Coast feature in the second instalment of our guide to each team.
African Cup of Nations 2012 preview: Group A
Africa’s biggest football tournament begins on Saturday and we start our four-part look at the teams involved today.