Yaya so disappointed with elimination

 

Yaya so disappointed with elimination
Following Ivory Coast’s third consecutive exit in the first round of the FIFA World Cup, after their 2-1 defeat to Greece in their last Group C encounter of Brazil 2014, Yaya Touré spoke about his disappointment and his future with the national team.

Drogba could be the key player

Drogba could be the key player
Ivory Coast will take a "very cautious" approach in their World Cup clash with Greece on Tuesday, coach Sabri Lamouchi said, keeping his final lineup a mystery as the African team look to reach the tournament's knockout stage for the first time.

We were naive says Kolo

 We were naive says Kolo

Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure has blamed naivety for his country's dramatic FIFA World Cup exit.

Subs make Dutch difference

Subs make Dutch difference

A powerful and pacey Netherlands side beat Chile 2-0 on Monday in a game that only burst into life late on, securing them top spot in World Cup Group B.

Lamouchi must take some blame says Gervinho

Lamouchi must take some blame says Gervinho
Following their exit in the first round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with a last-second 1-2 defeat to Greece in Fortaleza on Tuesday, Ivory Coast winger Gervinho has also blamed national coach Sabri Lamouchi for their failure.

Ivory Coast need to stand strong

Ivory Coast need to stand strong

Sabri Lamouchi may have resisted pleas to start Didier Drogba but the Ivory Coast have not abandoned time-honoured tactics completely. The country’s president has made the tried but not always trusted offer to double players’ bonuses should they beat Greece on Tuesday and take the Elephants beyond the World Cup’s group stage for the first time. It is a reputation for choking, not their bank balances, they need to improve in Brazil.

Defensive errors cost Ivory Coast

Defensive errors cost Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast centre-back Kolo Touré believes that poor defending cost them dearly against Greece in Fortaleza on Tuesday, in their final Group C clash of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Winner takes all between Greece and Ivory Coast

Winner takes all between Greece and Ivory Coast

Greece and Ivory Coast are both appearing at their third World Cup and neither has ever reached the second round, but that could change on Tuesday when they meet for the first time in their final Group C clash.

Columbia crush Japan

Columbia crush Japan
Colombia beat Japan 4-1 in Cuiaba on Tuesday to seal top spot in Group C and send their opponents crashing out of the FIFA World Cup.

Yaya and Kolo staying at World Cup

Yaya and Kolo staying at World Cup

Yaya and Kolo Touré have decided to stay at the World Cup with the Ivory Coast squad in Brazil following the death of their brother, a team spokesman has confirmed.

It's a Greek tragedy for Ivory Coast

It's a Greek tragedy for Ivory Coast

The straitjacket was off and liberated Greece secured their first-ever place in the last 16 of a World Cup on a dramatic night in Fortaleza.

Ivory Coast need to attack says Gervinho

Ivory Coast need to attack says Gervinho
Gervinho believes attack is the key for Ivory Coast in their make-or-break FIFA World Cup meeting with Greece.

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