Posts Tagged ‘Ivory Coast’

All eyes on Africa as Premier League clubs await the exodus 2

All eyes on Africa as Premier League clubs await the exodus

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Premier League fans may feel that this weekend’s International break is an unwelcome distraction to a fledgling season, but across the African continent games will be played that may have great ramifications for several clubs’ campaigns. The African Cup of Nations has for years been a source of frustration for Premier League managers as it […]

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One 2 Watch – Souleymane Coulibaly

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After a sensational U17 World Cup in which he scored nine goals in four games, Kevin Coleman profiles Ivory Coast and Siena’s teenage striker Souleymane Coulibaly, who has already been linked with some of the world’s biggest clubs.

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 […]

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World Cup Accumulators: 15th-17th

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Part of the fun of the World Cup is that games endlessly churn out of our televisions at times of the day when we might not have even realised. Even the most avid football fan can be forgiven for drifting away from the action as the days begin to blend into one, particularly when the […]

Why South Africa will miss the real Didier Drogba 2

Why South Africa will miss the real Didier Drogba

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The sight of Didier Drogba, face torn, rolling around on the grass is a familiar one for viewers of the Premier League, and football the world over. However, in Sion, Switzerland on Friday lunchtime, the dreams of the world’s best and most recognised African footballer lay in pieces on the turf beside him, as Drogba […]