Category Archives: Ivory Coast

In Brief: Friday 25 June

Switzerland were unable to build on their shock defeat of Spain in the opening round of group H fixtures, held 0-0 by a Honduras side who were already eliminated. A two-goal win would have been enough to see the Swiss … Continue reading

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Brazil 3-1 Ivory Coast

Brazil sealed qualification for the second round with a fine win over Ivory Coast here, though the scoreline rather flatters a display that was as much about coach Dunga’s defensive mindset as the traditional Brazilian values of quick passing and … Continue reading

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Ivory Coast 0-0 Portugal

I watched this game for free. I didn’t spend extravagant sums on flights and hotels, didn’t use valuable annual leave to get out there, didn’t pay for a ticket or even get one off Robbie Earle. I even watched it … Continue reading

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Ivory Coast v Portugal – Live!

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Injurywatch

Didier Drogba is still in the Ivory Coast squad. The Chelsea striker left the field after just 15 minutes of Ivory Coast’s 2-0 friendly win over Japan on Friday with a suspected fractured elbow. In a statement the Ivory Coast … Continue reading

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Drogba To Miss World Cup?

Awful news for Ivory Coast this afternoon. 15 minutes into their final warmup game against Japan, Drogba suffered a suspected fractured elbow under a challenge from Japanese centre-back Tulio. This is the same Tulio who scored the opener against England … Continue reading

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