2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
0-0-1, 3rd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
Tiote returned to Ivory Coast (0:33)
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10dPA Sport

Tiote's agent asks for respect for family

Tiote collapsed and died during a training session with his club, Beijing Enterprises, last week. He was 30.

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13dPA Sport

Cole has questions in wake of Tiote death

Former Manchester United and Newcastle striker Andrew Cole has questioned whether more can be done to help protect footballers from heart problems.

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14dNick Said, KweséESPN

Guinea, South Africa triumph on day of shocks

Guinea stunned Ivory Coast and South Africa ended their Nigerian hoodoo on a day of shocks in the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday.

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19dKevin Palmer

Pardew: Tiote covered every blade of grass

Former Newcastle manager Alan Pardew issued a heartfelt message of sympathy following the death of his former player Cheick Tiote on Monday.

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20dAssociated Press

Veltman brace in lopsided Netherlands win

Netherlands thrashed Ivory Coast 5-0 in a friendly on Sunday as midfielder Wesley Sneijder made his record-equaling 130th appearance for the Dutch.

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43dJohn 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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46dEd 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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75dEd 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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87dESPN 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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89dPA 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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89dESPN 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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93dESPN 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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93dESPN 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.

94dEd 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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110dIan 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."