Former Super Eagles midfielder, John Mikel Obi, has revealed he was always terrified to play against Ivory Coast legend, Didier Drogba. Mikel Obi and Drogba played together at Chelsea in the Premier League and won many titles together. But they faced each other a few times at the international level. One of those came at … Continue reading Why Mikel Obi was scared to play against Drogba
Yes, you read it right. Didier Drogba, a Chelsea forward, who used to play for Galatasaray and is the team captain and star striker for the Ivory Coast national football team, ended Ivory Coast's civil war. For five years (2002-2007) in the Ivory Coast, the northern region was held by the rebels and the southern was … Continue reading Did Didier Drogba end civil war in Ivory Coast?
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha made his first Africa Cup of Nations 2021 appearance on Wednesday night as the Ivory Coast overcame Equatorial Guinea 1-0 to open their campaign. Wilfried Zaha The attacker's Palace teammates Jordan Ayew and Cheikhou Kouyaté made their first appearance at this year's tournament earlier in the week. The trio's sides, Ghana, … Continue reading Wilfried Zaha makes first AFCON appearance as Ivory Coast beat Equatorial Guinea 1-0
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo returned home to Abidjan on Thursday, nearly a decade after he was ousted from power and sent to The Hague to face war crimes charges of which he was later acquitted. Laurent Gbagbo Laurent Gbagbo’s homecoming is viewed as a key test of stability in Ivory Coast, the world's biggest cocoa producer … Continue reading Ex-president of Ivory Coast, Laurent Gbagbo, returns after 10 years of arrest
Pep Guardiola was described as a creative and technically gifted midfielder in his days, and he remains one of the best coaches at the moment despite experiencing drought in his first English Premier League (EPL) season. The Manchester City coach showed off his quality as one of the best managers soon after he became manager at the … Continue reading Pep Guardiola is not happy at all in himself – Yaya Toure
Ivory Coast won 3-1 in last night's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against neighbors Mali but prior to the encounter, Manchester United star defender Eric Bailly, who played a huge defensive role for the Ivorian team, shared a bit of his challenges in England and more. Image: Eric Bailly Jose Mourinho's first signing in last summer's transfer window revealed to … Continue reading Ivorian Defender Eric Bailly keen on improving his English for a Wonderful Career at Manchester United.
It has been all sadness for Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce who recently admitted that recent events in the club has got him greatly depressed. Sam admitted that his has recorded two huge losses within this short period of time. Losing Adam Johnson to a prison term and having to do without the services of Ivory … Continue reading Bad Luck: Sam Allardyce and Sunderland Still In Shock.