MALABO - Ivory Coast forward Gervinho is due to return to action at the African Nations Cup on Sunday after completing a two-match suspension in a boost to his side’s chances in their quarter-final against Algeria.
BATA, Equatorial Guinea - At least one of the leading contenders for the African Nations Cup title will be eliminated at the weekend when Algeria meet the Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals.
LONDON - Max Gradel scored a superb first-half goal as Ivory Coast beat Cameroon 1-0 in Group D of the African Nations Cup on Wednesday to progress to the quarter-finals and eliminate their opponents.
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - Yaya Toure has not been playing to the same standard for Ivory Coast at the African Nations Cup as he does for club side Manchester City because of the different quality of the players around, coach Herve Renard argued on Tuesday. The Ivory Coast captain has looked a frequently frustrated figure in Equatorial Guinea as his under-performing national team have twice been forced to come from behind to share the spoils in their two Group D matches.
EBIBEYIN, Equatorial Guinea - Ivory Coast will be hoping history does not repeat itself and they are eliminated from the African Nations Cup finals by the drawing of lots as was the case 27 years ago. The very real scenario of a draw being needed to separate the teams in Group D has developed after Saturday's matches at the tournament in Equatorial Guinea again ended in stalemates. Cameroon, Guinea, the Ivory Coast and Mali are all level after two rounds of games, each ending in
MALABO - Ivory Coast snatched a late equaliser to hold Mali 1-1 while Cameroon's match against Guinea produced the same scoreline on Saturday as the draws continued to flow in a remarkably even African Nations Cup.
MALABO - Hapless Mali were denied a famous win over Ivory Coast when they conceded a late equaliser for the second game in a row and were held to a 1-1 draw in the African Nations Cup on Saturday.
MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea, Jan 24 - Heavyweight contenders Cameroon and Ivory Coast will try to forget mediocre starts to the African Nations Cup when they play their second Group D matches later on Saturday.
MALABO - Ivory Coast striker Gervinho will play no further part in the group stage of the African Nations Cup after he was banned for two matches for striking an opponent, the Confederation of African Football said on Wednesday.
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