Posts Tagged ‘Gervinho’

Talking Points: Ivory Coast 0-0 Portugal 2

Talking Points: Ivory Coast 0-0 Portugal

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Ivory Coast and Portugal played out a tense goalless encounter in Group G this afternoon, void of creativity and goalscoring opportunities but as always, plenty of Talking Points…   Jubulani v Ronaldo In the opening minutes of the game we witnessed the best and worst of Cristiano Ronaldo. First, a blatant dive from about forty […]

Drogba injury rocks Ivory Coast 0

Drogba injury rocks Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast’s World Cup prepartions were today dealt a fatal blow when Didier Drogba was ruled out of the campaign with a suspected fractured elbow, sustaining the injury in a World Cup friendly against Japan. The injury occured when the Chelsea striker collided with Japanese defender Marcus Tulio Tanaka and fell heavily on his arm, […]

World Cup scouting: Ivory Coast / Denmark 0

World Cup scouting: Ivory Coast / Denmark

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We’re a third of our way through the World Cup teams now with the Ivory Coast and Denmatk featuring in today’s socut report. The Ivory Coast will appear at their second consecutive World Cup Finals in South Africa, after finishing third in a group consisting of Argentina, Holland and Serbia in 2006. Having captained his […]

Photo Special - Ivory Coast 3 - 1 Ghana 0

Photo Special – Ivory Coast 3 – 1 Ghana

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Ivory Coast became the first side to reach the quarter finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Ghana last night. The Ivorians took the lead through Gervinho after 23 minutes and extended their advantage just after the hour mark thanks to a free kick from Siaka Tiene. Skipper Didier Drogba […]