2017 Schedule

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2017 Schedule
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13dJohn Duerden

Zokora versus Essien in Indonesia

Former African rivals Didier Zokora and Michael Essien will face off on the Indonesian stage when Semen Padang host Persib Bandung on Saturday night.

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15dEd Dove, KweséESPN

Gnagnon refuses to close door on France

Amidst reports that the Stade Rennais man has committed to the Elephants, Gnagnon has revealed that his future is undecided.

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44dEd Dove

Serge Aurier rejects bad boy tag

Paris Saint-Germain & Cote d'Ivoire right-back Serge Aurier believes people are out to 'destroy' him.

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56dESPN staff

Zaha's agent rejects England comments

Wilfried Zaha's representative has dismissed England boss Gareth Southgate's claim there was "a disappearing egg timer on him going to Ivory Coast."

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58dPA Sport

Southgate rues 'egg timer' on Zaha choice

Gareth Southgate on Wilfried Zaha: "I didn't really appreciate there was this disappearing egg timer on him going to the Ivory Coast."

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58dESPN staff

Fans invade Ivory Coast-Senegal friendly

A friendly between Ivory Coast and Senegal was abandoned in the 88th minute on Monday after dozens of people invaded the pitch.

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62dESPN staff

Zaha strike helps Ivory Coast defeat Russia

Jonathan Kodjia and Wilfried Zaha each scored a superb goal to help Ivory Coast to a 2-0 win over Russia in Krasnodar on Friday.

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62dESPN staff

Ivory Coast boss hopes to lure Toure back

Toure brought down the curtain on his international career last year, having led Ivory Coast to the 2015 African Nations Cup.

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63dEd Dove

Cote d'Ivoire err with Wilmots

The Cote d'Ivoire have replaced Michel Dussuyer with ex-Belgian coach Marc Wilmots, but Ed Dove feels the Elephants will regret the decision.

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79dIan Holyman

Eboue: Year-long ban like being in prison

Former Arsenal and Sunderland defender Emmanuel Eboue says his year-long FIFA-imposed ban from football has been "like being in prison."

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115dAssociated Press

Dussuyer quits as Ivory Coast manager

Michel Dussuyer has resigned as coach of Ivory Coast after the defending champions failed to advance from the group stage at the African Nations Cup.

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119dMark Gleeson

Managers vs. media is 'must-see TV"

African Nations Cup mixed zones are no place for the timid. As coaches push back against tough questions, the spectacle becomes must-see TV.

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119dIan Holyman

Kalou announces international retirement

Defending champions lost 1-0 to Morocco in their final Group C game in Gabon on Tuesday, leaving them with only two points from three matches.

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119dNick Ames

Why Ivory Coast flopped at AFCON

Defending champions Ivory Coast fell to a shock group stage exit from the African Nations Cup. Here are three reasons why they failed ...

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120dPA Sport

Morocco eliminate Ivory Coast with 1-0 defeat

Holders Ivory Coast were knocked out of the African Nations Cup following a 1-0 defeat in Oyem by Morocco, who progressed to the quarterfinals.

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122dNick Ames

Excess, unrest mar AFCON host Gabon

The 2017 AFCON has produced some great football but unfinished and empty stadiums and political unrest have marred Gabon's turn as hosts.

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124dPA Sport

ANC: Ivory Coast settle for second draw

The Ivory Coast were held to a 2-2 draw by the Democratic Republic of Congo in their second Group C game at the African Nations Cup.

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128dJonathan Johnson

Aurier ignoring Barca transfer speculation

PSG right-back Serge Aurier says he is not paying attention to recent transfer rumours linking him with the likes of Barcelona.

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128dNick Ames

Rough start for Ivory Coast in 0-0 draw

Many expected the defending champions, Ivory Coast, get off to a hot start but they were unexpectedly stymied by Togo, writes Nick Ames.

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128dPA Sport

ANC: Ivory Coast open with draw vs. Togo

Ivory Coast's defence of the African Nations Cup kicked off with a turgid goalless draw with Togo in Group C on Monday evening in Gabon.

RankingsInternational Friendly

Goal Difference6Tied-3rd
Goals Scored7Tied-4th
Assists4Tied-2nd
Goals Conceded1Tied-22nd