Crystal Palace supporters were also thrilled to see Ivory Coast exit the African Cup of Nations.
Ivory Coast are set for their third consecutive appearance at the World Cup finals and there are several familiar names who could be part of their squad. This time they hope to escape the group stages after being drawn against tough opponents on the previous two occasions.
Celtic youngster Karamoko Dembele has been making the headlines in recent days.
Yaya Toure has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast squad after a suspected recurrence of a heel injury in the 1-0 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has been nominated for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d’Or award.
Herve Renard believes that Didier Drogba will become a inspirational coach.
Max Gradel netted an excellent over for Ivory Coast in their African Nations Cup match with Cameroon.
Max-Alain Gradel scored for the Ivory Coast against Sierra Leone yesterday afternoon.
Gervinho also scored for the Ivory Coast in a 5-1 win against Sierra Leone.
Former Arsenal transfer target Serge Aurier suffered a bad head injury while playing for the Ivory Coast.
Salomon Kalou hails Chelsea striker Didier Drogba following the veteran’s decision to retire from international duty for the Ivory Coast.
Manchester City, Galatasaray and Standard Liege stars feature as we take a look at the performances of the goalkeepers on day eight of the 2014 World Cup finals.
Ivory Coast midfielder Serey Die has revealed that reports that his father passed away just hours before kick off against Colombia are not true.
Former Arsenal winger Gervinho scored a wonderful individual goal but couldn’t prevent Ivory Coast losing 2-1 to an impressive Colombia.