Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble
Kiev, Roma punished over Europa League trouble

Dynamo Kiev must pay a 70,000 euro ($77,000) fine and close part of their stadium following last week`s violence-scarred Europa League tie with Guingamp, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

AS Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave
AS Roma oust Feyenoord as Dutch fans misbehave

AS Roma eliminated Feyenoord in the last 32 of the Europa League by beating the home side 2-1 here with Feyenoord fans causing trouble in the stands and two red cards given to the home team.

Doumbia set for Roma debut, doubts over Gervinho
Doumbia set for Roma debut, doubts over Gervinho

Seydou Doumbia is set to be handed his debut for Roma although fellow striker and countryman Gervinho could be left on the sidelines by coach Rudi Garcia for Sunday`s home game against Parma.

Africa Cup of Nations final: Ivory Coast vs Ghana - Preview
Africa Cup of Nations final: Ivory Coast vs Ghana - Preview

Ivory Coast face what is likely to be their sternest test of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations when they tackle Ghana Sunday in what has been dubbed the `dream` final.

Yaya Toure finally begins to find form for country
Yaya Toure finally begins to find form for country

 Yaya Toure remains much of an enigma at international level but glimpses of his club form at the African Nations Cup is a major boon for Ivory Coast as they prepare for Sunday`s final.

Yaya Toure sparkles as Ivory Coast ease into Nations Cup final
Yaya Toure sparkles as Ivory Coast ease into Nations Cup final

Goals from Yaya Toure and Gervinho helped steer Ivory Coast into the African Nations Cup final in a 3-1 win over Democratic Republic of Congo in the Estadio de Bata on Wednesday.

Herve Renard toils to get best out of Yaya Toure and Ivory Coast
Herve Renard toils to get best out of Yaya Toure and Ivory Coast

An inability to get the best out of Yaya Toure has contributed to leaving the Africa Cup of Nations hopes of Herve Renard`s Ivory Coast in the balance with one crucial group game to come.

Africa Cup of Nations: Ivorians out to kickstart campaign without Gervinho
Africa Cup of Nations: Ivorians out to kickstart campaign without Gervinho

The Ivory Coast must overcome the absence of the suspended Gervinho as they look to kickstart their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a win against Mali in Malabo on Saturday.

Africa Cup of Nations: Gervinho apologises after sending-off
Africa Cup of Nations: Gervinho apologises after sending-off

Ivory Coast star Gervinho has apologised after being sent off in his side`s 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations draw with Guinea in Malabo on Tuesday.

Ivory Coast left to count potential cost of CAN opener
Ivory Coast left to count potential cost of CAN opener

 The Ivory Coast could be left counting the cost of the opening day of their Africa Cup of Nations campaign after standout performer Gervinho was sent off as the Elephants only managed a 1-1 draw with Guinea.

Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon, Ivory Coast escape shock defeats
Africa Cup of Nations: Cameroon, Ivory Coast escape shock defeats

Powerhouses Cameroon and Ivory Coast both battled back from a goal down to avoid shock defeats as they drew 1-1 with Mali and Guinea respectively in the African Nations Cup on Tuesday.

Roma striker Gervinho's home burgled
Roma striker Gervinho's home burgled

Italian club A.S. Roma striker Gervinho had a forgettable Christmas Day after he discovered his Italian home in Axa, near Rome, had been burgled as he spent time with family in the Ivory Coast.

Yaya Toure up for fourth African player title
Yaya Toure up for fourth African player title

Manchester City`s Yaya Toure is one of 25 candidates in the running to be crowned African player of the year, the Confederation of African Football announced.

CL 2014: Gervinho, Totti destroy sorry CSKA amid crowd trouble
CL 2014: Gervinho, Totti destroy sorry CSKA amid crowd trouble

Forward Gervinho and 37-year-old captain Francesco Totti produced virtuoso performances to help AS Roma maul a shambolic CSKA Moscow 5-1 against an ugly backdrop of crowd violence in the Champions League on Wednesday.

FIFA World Cup: Gervinho - from barefoot student to twinkle-toed winger

Gervinho`s superb individual goal for Ivory Coast in their 2-1 defeat by Colombia marked a remarkable rise from childhood poverty to World Cup star.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Youngsters to the fore as Colombia beat Ivory Coast 2-1

Colombia maintained South America`s strong start to the World Cup on Thursday, downing the Ivory Coast 2-1 to stay on course for a place in the last 16.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Ivory Coast double downs Japan

Ivory Coast scored two goals in two minutes to beat Asian giants Japan 2-1 in their World Cup Group C battle on Saturday.

Gervinho and Drogba fire Ivory Coast to friendly win

Goals from Gervinho and Didier Drogba gave Ivory Coast a comfortable 2-1 win over El Salvador in a friendly in Frisco, Texas on Wednesday.

Ivory Coast balance fitness with rest before World Cup

Ivory Coast coach Sabri Lamouchi said he was treading a fine line in his World Cup preparations as he caters for players fatigued by their club seasons and those short of playing time.

Roma beat Milan to keep title chance alive

Roma snapped AC Milan`s winning streak with a 2-0 win at home on Friday to keep their Serie A title hope alive.