Côte d’Ivoire

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 27th, 2013
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The Nigerian Super Eagles in Abidjan Saturday were beaten by the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire 2-0. The two goals came from the boots of Ivoirian Striker, Koelly Kevin Zougoula, in the 5th and 25th minute of the first half of the match as the Ivoirians looked to overturn a 4-1 deficit from the first-leg...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 9th, 2013
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By all accounts, things have been going quite well for Didier Drogba since he began his career at Galatasaray. But on Friday night the legendary hitman had a fall from grace against Genclerbirligi. He went down easily (no, really?) in the box and although he didn’t appeal, was awarded a penalty...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Feb 28th, 2013
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The Hague – Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Thursday told the International Criminal Court, which is weighing whether to charge him with crimes against humanity, that he had always been pro-democracy. “All my life, I fought for democracy,” Gbagbo told the court that will decide w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Feb 19th, 2013
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Laurent Gbagbo, the first former head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court, attended a pre-trial hearing today on charges of crimes against humanity. The former Ivorian leader, wearing a dark blue suit and a light blue tie, appeared in good health as presiding judge Silvia Ferna...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 19th, 2013
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Ahmed Musa has told MTNFootball.com Ethiopia posed a much tougher challenge for the Eagles than Cote d’Ivoire at the recent AFCON. The CSKA Moscow star also admitted he was not at his best in South Africa, but has promised a better outing at the FIFA Confederations Cup in June as well as the 2014 Wor...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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Nigeria reach the final with a convincing 4-1 win over Mali. The Eagles go out at the semi-final stage for the second tournament running. The Nigeria players, with an average age of 23.5 years, gather around in a huddle to g over how they cruised past Mali. A very mature performance from Stephen Kesh...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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In Summary Latest: Mali 1-4 Nigeria Nigeria were 3-0 up at half-time Burkina Faso v Ghana (1830)   [View the story "Afcon matchday 15: live blog" on Storify] As the dust settles after the quarter-finals, the landscape looks strangely unfamiliar. The favourites, Ivory Coast, have gone; the hosts,...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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On the semi-final clash with Mali at the ongoing African Nations Cup tournament in South Africa, Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has admitted here that he has had selection headache since assuming the job of coaching Nigeria. ‘That headache has reached a boiling point here now that the team ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 6th, 2013
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Nigeria hope to extend an unbeaten run over fellow west Africans Mali when they clash on Wednesday for the chance to play in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final. Several months ago, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan charged the Super Eagles to reach the Nations Cup final as he wishes to watch the...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 5th, 2013
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Didier Drogba and Ivory Coast’s ‘golden generation’ headed off into the sunset having come up short yet again in their quest to be crowned kings of Africa. For Drogba, who turns 35 next month, this was the last opportunity to lift the Africa Cup of Nations, but all the hype and hope...