Ivory Coast

Leopards reject friendly invite

Kenya Premier League title contenders AFC Leopards have had to turn down an invitation to play a friendly against Tanzanian side Simba Sports Club due to league commitments.

NFF to probe Keshi application

The Nigeria Football Federation intend to investigate the application of national team coach Stephen Keshi for the vacant Ivory Coast job.

Pellegrini: Toure happy at City

Yaya Toure is happy at Manchester City despite reports linking with a summer departure, according to City manager Manuel Pellegrini.

Inter confirm Yaya interest

Inter Milan have confirmed their interest in signing Yaya Toure, but admit money could be a huge stumbling block in any potential deal.

Tiote blow for Newcastle

Newcastle head coach John Carver has confirmed that midfielder Cheick Tiote is likely to miss the rest of the season after undergoing knee surgery.

Toure ends Elephants career

Kolo Toure has announced his retirement from international football, just days after helping the Ivory Coast lift the Africa Cup of Nations trophy.

Barry: I worked for the team

Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry feels he has proved his doubters wrong after helping the Ivory Coast defeat Ghana in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations final.

Renard understands Ghana pain

Herve Renard says he understands Andre Ayew's pain after the midfielder broke down following Ivory Coast's win over Ghana in the 2015 AFCON final.

Yaya: It is unbelievable

Ivory Coast midfielder and Captain Yaya Toure described winning the Africa Cup of Nations as "unbelievable" after the Elephants beat Ghana in a dramatic penalty shootout.

Ivory Coast 0-0 Ghana (9-8 pens)

Boubacar Barry was the hero for Ivory Coast as they beat Ghana 9-8 on penalties in Bata on Sunday to be crowned 2015 Africa Cup of Nations champions.

Renard has winning feeling

Herve Renard says Ivory Coast's march to the AFCON final is due to the fact their big-name players have "forgotten their star status and put the team first".

DR Congo 1-3 Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast remain on track for 2015 AFCON glory after booking their place in Sunday's final with an emphatic 3-1 win over a gutsy DR Congo on Wednesday night.

Gradel wary of DRC threat

Ivory Coast striker Max Gradel has warned his side against any complacency ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations semi-final against Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ivory Coast v DR Congo

The Ivory Coast and the Democratic Republic of Congo will renew their bitter recent rivalry when they clash in an AFCON 2015 semi-final match on Wednesday night.

Ibenge: I can't risk Mulumbu

Congo DR coach Florent Ibenge says he will not risk injured captain Youssouf Mulumbu in Wednesday's 2015 CAF Africa Cup of Nations semi-final.

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