In a world cup qualifier match against Mali, Ivory Coast’s PSG defender Serge Aurier saved the life of fellow footballer Moussa Doumbia. After Doumbia was knocked unconscious in a challenge with Sunderland’s Lamine Kone, Aurier attempted to save the Rostov player swallowing his tongue. Ivory Coast manager, Alain Giresse added that he spoke to Aurier […]
33-year-old central midfielder Yaya Toure has told the Man City board that if they can’t cobble together a contract with enough money he is gone! Yaya, from the Ivory Coast, has currently one year left on his £220,000 per week contract and has left it completely up to the board and the fans to […]
In the end it was glory for the Ivory Coast late into the night as they finally won that sacred Africa Cup of Nations as the ‘golden generation’ and in doing so ignited an entire nation in relief, celebration and euphoria.
How on earth could Ivory Coast’s golden era throw away the perfect chance to become the champions of Africa?