Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Cote d’Ivoire"

    Golden Eaglets thrash Baby Elephants to keep U17 AFCON hope alive

Golden Eaglets thrash Baby Elephants to keep U17 AFCON hope alive

The Golden Eaglets were in ruthless form as they thrashed Cote d'Ivoire 5-1 in the U17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying tournament.The team lost its opening Group B match to Burkina Faso on Monday, but on Thursday, Manu Garba's boys led 4-0 at half-time.With the Eaglets needing a win to get their campaign back on track, they did so with class.As [...]

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    Soldiers loot arms, burn military base in Côte d’Ivoire

Soldiers loot arms, burn military base in Côte d’Ivoire

Soldiers in Côte d’Ivoire’s second largest city looted weapons from the base of an elite military unit overnight before setting it on fire, leaders of the faction said on Wednesday.The soldiers, who were involved in a series of mutinies last year that tarnished the image of Côte d’Ivoire, one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, accuse the elite unit, known as the [...]

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    African Games: Dream Team wins bronze, Falcons lose again

African Games: Dream Team wins bronze, Falcons lose again

Nigeria U-23 side, the Dream Team, won bronze at the expense of hosts Congo thanks to a 5-3 victory on penalties, but the Super Falcons lost to Cote d’Ivoire 2-1.At the Massamba Debat Stadium, Brazzaville, the regulation time ended 0-0 but the Dream Team has goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel to thank after saving Congolese captain Sagesse Bebele kick before Dumite Pyagbara [...]

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    Port Harcourt to host Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire match

Port Harcourt to host Sierra Leone, Cote d’Ivoire match

The 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between African champions Cote d’Ivoire and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone will now take place at the Adokiye Amiesiamaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Sunday, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced.The NFF had concluded arrangements for the match to hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, but then received a letter from [...]

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    Yaya Toure asks for Cote d’Ivoire rest

Yaya Toure asks for Cote d’Ivoire rest

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, has asked to be left out of Cote d’Ivoire’s squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.Coach Michel Dussuyer said Toure is still thinking about his international future so won’t be available for the match on September 6 to be played in the Nigerian city of Lagos as Sierra Leone are banned [...]

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    Super Falcons resume preparation for All-Africa Games

Super Falcons resume preparation for All-Africa Games

Super Falcons interim coach, Chris Danjuma, has invited 35 players to camp in preparation for the women’s football tournament of next month’s 11th All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo.Onome Ebi, Francisca Ordega, Halimat Ayinde, Esther Sunday and Josephine Chukwunonye – who all missed Sunday’s defeat in Equatorial Guinea which meant ouster from the 2016 Olympics race – have been called again, [...]

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    Zambia defender Stoppila Sunzu joins Lille on loan

Zambia defender Stoppila Sunzu joins Lille on loan

Zambia international defender, Stoppila Sunzu, has joined French Ligue 1 side Lille on loan from China's Shanghai Shenhua.The 26-year-old will team up with coach Herve Renard for the third time having played under the Frenchman for Zambia and French side Sochaux.“This is very good news for me to join a club like Lille,” Sunzu said.“I've known Herve Renard for a [...]

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    Didier Zokora joins Indian side FC Pune City

Didier Zokora joins Indian side FC Pune City

Former Cote d’Ivoire midfielder, Didier Zokora, has completed a move to Indian Super League side FC Pune City.The 34-year-old midfielder confirmed the deal on his Twitter account – @dzokora5.“I signed contract with Indian Super League team Pune FC. Thanks for everything.”Zokora is the most capped Ivorian international, having made 123 appearances scoring just one goal before his retirement in September [...]

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    Dussuyer named coach of Cote d’Ivoire

Dussuyer named coach of Cote d’Ivoire

Frenchman Michel Dussuyer has been appointed as the new coach of African champions Cote d’Ivoire.The 56-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the option to extend the contract according to the country's football federation (FIF).He was on a final shortlist of two names along with compatriot Frederic Antonetti, after a third shortlisted candidate – Poland's Henry Kasperczak – opted for [...]

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    Thailand pip Les Elephants

Thailand pip Les Elephants

Thailand secured their first win in the FIFA Women’s World Cup after beating Cote d’Ivoire 3-2 at the Lansdowne Stadium, Ottawa.The West African side, who lost 10-0 to Germany in their first group game, jumped to an early lead only to give away three goals before scoring a late consolation.A scramble in the middle of Thailand’s penalty area and a [...]

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    Ivorian coach ‘thanks’ Germany for the 10-0 loss

Ivorian coach ‘thanks’ Germany for the 10-0 loss

Cote d’Ivoire coach, Clementine Toure, has thanked two-time FIFA Women’s World Cup champion Germany for the 10-0 spanking in their first match in Group B.Germany had never lost their opening match at the Women’s World Cup and the debutants West Africans were handed a harsh welcome to the competition.But Toure sees the positives in the negative result.“We want to [...]

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    Renard quits Cote d’Ivoire job

Renard quits Cote d’Ivoire job

Herve Renard has resigned as coach of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Cote d’Ivoire.The Frenchman, who’s on the verge of joining French Ligue 1 side Lille, led the Elephants to only their second AFCON title in Equatorial Guinea in February, defeating Ghana in a penalty shootout, just two years after he had won the title with Zambia.The 46-year-old said [...]

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    Sand Eagles must beat Cote d’Ivoire, says Adamu

Sand Eagles must beat Cote d’Ivoire, says Adamu

Samson Adamu, the CEO of Kinetic Sports Management, organisers of the annual Copa Lagos beach soccer tournament has called on the Super Sand Eagles to win their next match against Cote d’Ivoire.The team, who are currently campaigning at the on-going CAF African Beach Soccer Championship, has bagged maximum points from two games scoring 14 goals and conceding two.The Sand Eagles [...]

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    We are ready for beach soccer tourney, says Sand Eagles coach

We are ready for beach soccer tourney, says Sand Eagles coach

Super Sand Eagles coach, Audu Adamu Ejo, is not afraid of meeting any team in Seychelles when the African Beach Soccer Championship commences.Nigeria will face the hosts in the opening match at the Roche Caiman Sports Complex, Victoria on Tuesday.And Ejo is fully ready for the clash and subsequent ones.“We have prepared very well for this championship, with the [...]

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    Sand Eagles tackle Seychelles, Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire in tourney

Sand Eagles tackle Seychelles, Egypt, Cote d’Ivoire in tourney

Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles will play hosts Seychelles, Egypt and Cote d’Ivoire in Group A of the 2015 African Beach Soccer Championship.The competition which is scheduled for April 14 to 19 will see Ghana, Morocco, Senegal and Madagascar play in Group B.Nigeria will play the host nation in the opening match of the tournament before meeting Cote d’Ivoire and Egypt [...]

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    Yaya Toure sends quit notice

Yaya Toure sends quit notice

Cote d’Ivoire captain, Yaya Toure, is considering hanging his international boot with the Elephants in a “couple of days”.The Manchester City talismanic player led the team win their second Orange Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea this year.And the 31-year-old midfielder now looks to follow elder brother Kolo into international retirement.“I think now my target is done,” Toure [...]

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