Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast

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World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast National Team

  • FIFA country code: CIV
  • FIFA member since: 1961
  • Confederation: CAF
  • Confederation member since: 1960
  • Sub confederation: WAFU
  • Association: Fédération Ivoirienne de Football
  • In English: Ivorian Football Federation
  • Association founded: 1960
  • Most caps: Didier Zokora (+118 and still counting)
  • Top scorer: Didier Drogba (+62 and still counting)
  • 1st World Cup win: 3-2 Serbia and Montenegro in Germany ’06
  • 1st World Cup goal scorer: Didier Drogba (2006)
  • World Cup top scorer: Didier Drogba, Aruna Dindane (2)

World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast National Team Logo

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World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast National Team

World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast ScheduleGroup C

Match
Date
Time
City
Country
Results
Country
5 14/06 13:00 Belo Horizonte World Cup Brazil 2014 Colombia team Colombia Greece World Cup Brazil 2014 Greece team
6 14/06 22:00 Recife World Cup Brazil 2014 Ivory Coast team Ivory Coast Japan World Cup Brazil 2014 Japan team
21 19/06 13:00 Brasilia World Cup Brazil 2014 Colombia team Colombia Ivory Coast World Cup Brazil 2014 Ivory Coast team
22 19/06 19:00 Natal World Cup Brazil 2014 Japan team Japan Greece World Cup Brazil 2014 Greece team
37 24/06 16:00 Cuiabá World Cup Brazil 2014 Japan team Japan Colombia World Cup Brazil 2014 Colombia team
38 24/06 17:00 Fortaleza World Cup Brazil 2014 Greece team Greece Ivory Coast World Cup Brazil 2014 Ivory Coast team

Ivory Coast is the 23rd country to have qualified for the World Cup Brazil on the 16th of November 2013. Ivory Coast was 1 of the 10 CAF countries to play the continental play-offs. Their opponent was Senegal which played 1 World Cup only in 2002. The World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast national team’s first match was won with 3-1 and their 2nd match ended in a 1-1 draw. Didier Drogba, Ludovic Sané (own goal) and Salomon Kalou scored the 3 goals in the first match. Salomon Kalou scored 1 goal in the 2nd match as well. The aggregate score was 4-2, resulting in the 3rd World Cup participation for Ivory Coast.

 

Team
MP
W
D
L
GF
GA
Pts
World Cup Brazil 2014 Colombia team Colombia
World Cup Brazil 2014 Greece team Greece
World Cup Brazil 2014 Ivory Coast team Ivory Coast
World Cup Brazil 2014 Japan team Japan

 

World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast Players

The 23 players who have been selected for the World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast national team are:

Goalkeepers
Defenders
Midfielders
Forwards
Boubacar Barry
Sylvain Gbohouo
Sayouba Mandé
Kolo Touré
Arthur Boka
Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro
Serge Aurier
Ousmane Viera
Didier Zokora
Constant Djakpa
Souleymane Bamba
Ismaël Diomande
Max Gradel
Yaya Touré
Cheick Tioté
Serey Die
Didier Ya Konan
Didier Drogba
Gervinho
Salomon Kalou
Wilfried Bony
Giovanni Sio
Mathis Bolly

Head Coach: Sabri Lamouchi (French)
Captain: Didier Drogba

World Cup 2014 Ivory Coast National Team Jerseys

Ivory Coast home and away jerseys by Puma

Ivory Coast World Cup History

How Many World Cups Played: 2

Year
Round
Position
GP
W
D
L
GS
GA
2006 Group Stage 19 3 1 0 2 5 6
2010 Group Stage 17 3 1 1 1 4 3
Best/Total Group Stage 17 6 2 1 3 9 9

GP=Games played, W=Wins, D=Draws, L=Losses, GS=Goals scored, GA=Goals against

Best Performance

2010 – Group stage: Ivory Coast won 1 match, lost 1 match and drew 1 match in group G.

Worst Performance

2006 – Group stage: Ivory Coast won 1 match and lost 2 matches in group C.

Did You Know Ivory Coast:

  • Has the following nickname: Les Éléphants (The Elephants)
  • Is rivals with GhanaCameroon and Senegal
  • Qualification for the 2006 World Cup helped to secure a temporary peace agreement during the First Ivorian Civil War
  • Team in the 2006 World Cup was the only team which consisted of 23 players who all play club football outside their own country
  • Striker Arouna Koné and his brother Bakari Koné played together in the 2006 World Cup
  • Centre back Kolo Touré and his brother Yaya Touré played together in the 2006 and 2010 World Cup
  • Was placed in the ‘group of death’ of both the 2006 (Argentina, Netherlands and Serbia and Montenegro) and 2010 (Brazil, Portugal and North Korea) World Cup
  • Striker Didier Drogba is the first African player to have scored against Brazil in a World Cup (2010)
  • Qualified for 3 consecutive World Cups
  • Will be based in Águas de Lindóia, São Paulo during the 2014 World Cup

Curious which place FIFA gave Ivory Coast in their official ranking? Find out now! Or do you want to know more about the World Cups Ivory Coast has played? Increase your World Cup history knowledge now!

Ivory Coast in Action

Ivory Coast Defeats Serbia and Montenegro With 3-2 – 2006 World Cup

 

 

Didier Drogba: the First African Player To Score Against Brazil in a World Cup – 2010 World Cup

 

 

Ivory Coast Defeats North Korea With 3-0 – 2010 World Cup

 

 

Ivory Coast: 2014 World Cup Profile

 

 

2014 World Cup Team Profile: IVORY COAST

 

 

Source – worldcupbrazil.net