Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante stole the show in France’s draw with the Ivory Coast with an impressive 96.4% passing accuracy score.
The Frenchman played 90 minutes as Didier Deschamps’ side were frusrtated in a 0-0 draw against their African opponents.
Kante, 25, has been a huge part of Chelsea’s revival over the last six weeks and he’s equally trusted within Deschamps’ France set-up.
The defensive midfielder lined up in a three-man midfield alongside Paul Pogba and Adrien Rabiot in the first half before […]
Euro 2016 runners-up France, with a side containing some of their biggest names, were held to a lacklustre 0-0 draw by African champions Ivory Coast in a friendly at Lens’s Stade Bollaert on Tuesday.
After Friday’s 2-1 win over Sweden in a World Cup qualifier, France coach Didier Deschamps made seven changes, handing Paris St Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot and Rennes goalkeeper Benoit Costil their first caps, but included Paul Pogba, N’Golo Kante and Dimitri Payet in the starting XI.
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Ivory Coast international and Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, on Tuesday, announced his retirement from international football with the West African country.
Toure won the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, with the Elephants in 2015.
The 33-year-old who debuted for his nation in 2004, drop a link on his twitter handle, @YayaToure, where he asked fans to read about his retirement.
He wrote, “Please see statement on my retirement from international football.
He said in the statement, “There are decisions that are difficult to […]
Ivory Coast Professor Who Backed Student’s Baby In Class To Encourage Mothers Get Education Dubbed A Hero
An Ivory Coast professor, who was photographed carrying a student’s baby in class in a widely shared image, has said being a mother should not stop women getting an education.
Honore Kahi offered to take the baby as he was crying and preventing the mother from sitting in class. He said his students were surprised, began to laugh and then took pictures. He told the BBC that they then realised that “this is a good father, this is a real man… […]
A roving band of children as young as 12 have in the past few weeks laid siege on the working class neighbourhoods of Abidjan, ivory coast’s capital.
The under age roving band thieves other wise known as the “microbes” is not a new phenomena as ivorians fear their attack is now spreading from Abidjan to other parts on the town.
Their most recent attack was over the weekend on a taxi driver Mamadou Bamba who was walking home after work when a […]
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Cote D’Ivoire defeated Ghana in a penalty shootout 9-8 following a goalless 120 minutes in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final on Sunday night in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, allowing the Elephants to lift the trophy and earn the title of African champion.
The final took place following three weeks of continental football involving 16 national teams who had qualified for their chance to be named Africa’s best national team.
Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire […]