Ivory Coast

Africa Cup of Nations: Herve Renard quits as Morocco coach after an early exit

Morocco were among the pre-tournament favourites with Renard seeking to claim an unprecedented third Cup of Nations title with three different countries - after successes with Zambia (2012) and Ivory Coast (2015).

Jul 22, 2019, 00:59 AM IST

Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah's tears turn from despair to joy

On Friday, the 27-year-old Qatar-based player`s tears of despair turned to unmitigated joy as he scored the goal which won his country the Africa Cup of Nations for only the second time and the first in 29 years.

Jul 20, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Algeria seal shootout win over Ivory Coast to book semi-final berth

Algeria will now meet Nigeria in the semi-finals at the Cairo International Stadium on Sunday as they seek to end their long wait for continental success that stretches back to 1990. 

Jul 12, 2019, 16:03 PM IST

Ivory Coast depart Africa Cup of Nations as stars fail to shine

The Ivorians, who lost in a penalty shootout after drawing 1-1 in Suez on Thursday, had the potential to light up the tournament but never quite got the best out of their top players Nicolas Pepe and Wilfried Zaha.

Jul 12, 2019, 15:28 PM IST

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is back from international retirement, according to his agent Dimitry Seluk

The box-to-box midfielder was part of his country's squad when they won the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015.

Dec 27, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Ex-Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue reveals suicidal thoughts

The 34-year-old who plied his trade for Turkish Cypriot sports club – Türk Ocagi Limasol S.K. has been unable to play anymore due to ill-health.

Dec 25, 2017, 15:36 PM IST

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to retire in 2018

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will retire from the sport following the conclusion of the next United Soccer League (USL) season in November 2018.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Morocco, Tunisia qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup; Ivory Coast miss out

Senegal sealed a place in Russia on Friday by winning 2-0 in South Africa and the other two African qualifiers, Nigeria and Egypt, secured slots last month.

Nov 12, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

4 die as French army-chartered plane crashes off Ivory Coast

Four Moldovan nationals were killed and three French soldiers hurt on Saturday when a transport plane chartered by France`s army crashed off Ivory Coast, authorities said.

Oct 14, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote dies after collapsing during training in China

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez paid tribute to the talented Tiote, one of 10 children who like many of his international team-mates grew up in abject poverty and didn`t possess a pair of boots until he was 15.

Jun 05, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

Didier Drogba signs for US second tier club Phoenix Rising

Drogba's arrival in Arizona comes after a turbulent spell with MLS side Montreal Impact came to an end last season.

Apr 13, 2017, 10:30 AM IST

2018 FIFA World Cup: Hosts Russia's defeat raises alarm bells

Russia, jeered off the field at the end of the game, have won just three games in 12 over the past year.

Mar 25, 2017, 00:14 AM IST

Manchester City's Yaya Toure announces retirement from International football

The 33-year-old has been capped 102 times by his country, scoring 19 goals.

Sep 20, 2016, 19:36 PM IST

Champions Ivory Coast survive scare to qualify

Title-holders Ivory Coast cleared a header off their goal-line in stoppage time to hang on to a 1-1 draw with Sierra Leone on Saturday to squeeze into the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals. 

Sep 04, 2016, 03:37 AM IST

Not Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but this footballer is likely to be Jose Mourinho's first signing

Ibrahimovic has been linked with a move to United -- having left French champions Paris Saint Germain at the end of the season just finished -- as he enjoyed a good relationship with Mourinho at Italian side Inter Milan.

Jun 08, 2016, 16:17 PM IST

Ivory Coast deploys rangers to protect dwarf elephants

Ivory Coast has deployed teams of rangers to protect the country's last surviving dwarf elephants from extinction, the head of the national park service.

Apr 21, 2016, 01:44 AM IST

Gunmen attack European Union military training base in Mali capital

Gunmen on Monday attacked a hotel in Mali`s capital Bamako that had been converted into a base for a European Union military training mission in the West African nation, a Defence Ministry official and a witness said.

Mar 22, 2016, 03:23 AM IST

Al Qaeda attack will not derail Ivory Coast revival: President

President Alassane Ouattara vowed on Wednesday that an al Qaeda-claimed attack on an Ivory Coast beach resort that killed 19 people would not derail the nation`s post-war revival.

Mar 17, 2016, 10:10 AM IST

French death toll in Ivory Coast attack rises to 4: Presidency

The number of French citizens killed in a jihadist attack on the Ivorian beach resort of Grand-Bassam has risen to four, the presidency said on Monday.

Mar 15, 2016, 00:40 AM IST

Al Qaeda claims full responsibility of firing in Ivory Coast

Car bomb blast kills 34 in Ankara, Turkey. No terrorist organization took the responsibility. on the other side shooting incident in Ivory coast has also killed many.

Mar 14, 2016, 13:04 PM IST