Browsing Ivory Coast

Best Memes of Gervinho Refusing to Watch the Penalty Shootout

Posted on 9 Feb, 2015, by in Soccer

There were plenty of memorable things about the penalty shootout between Ghana and the Ivory Coast in the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, among them Gervinho not watching the whole thing unfold, going by the reaction of the crowd and his teammates near him. More

Avram Grant a Bigger Loser Than Ivory Coast When it Comes to Penalties

Posted on 9 Feb, 2015, by in Soccer

It was a disappointing Africa Cup of Nations that ended with great drama, as Ghana tasted defeat at the end of a penalty shootout, with the Ivory Coast finally claiming the continental title after a very long wait. It wasn’t that surprising considering Avram Grant was managing the losing side. More

2014 World Cup – Day 13 Predictions (Italy vs Uruguay, Costa Rica vs England, Japan vs Colombia, Greece vs Ivory Coast)

Posted on 24 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Maybe the busy schedule brings out the best of teams, and after a fantastic finish to yesterday’s matches we enter day 13 with high expectations. Things get super hot in Group D as Italy play Uruguay for the right to join Costa Rica in the next round, with England simply trying to get a point or three before heading home. In Group C, Colombia will try to keep their perfect record against the desperate Japan, while Colombia will try to keep Greece with 0 goals and far away from the second place. More

2014 World Cup – Day 8 Predictions (Uruguay vs England, Colombia vs Ivory Coast, Japan vs Greece)

Posted on 19 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

We reach day 8 of the World Cup, which means matches in Group C, as Colombia and the Ivory Coast battle it out between the two winners, Japan and Greece try to keep their chances alive while Group D, the group of death, brings together the two losers of the opening matches, with England and Uruguay both in must win situations. More

World Cup – Group C Predictions

Posted on 9 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

Although some might consider Group C to be the weakest among the eight in the 2014 World Cup, it is also one of the most difficult to predict with a wide open race for the two qualifying spots, as the Ivory Coast, Colombia and Japan hold the promise of some very exciting football, while Greece will be there as usual to spoil it for everyone. More

A Quick Glance at a Busy Football Wednesday Around the Globe

Posted on 9 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

Fabio Capello may have stoled the off pitch headlines last night with resigning, surprising to some, maybe a bit less to others, but it was a busy European and African night, with Juventus grabbing a 2-1 win over AC Milan in the Italian Cup, Barcelona beating Valencia and Zambia stunning Ghana, setting up the final against the Ivory Coast. More

2010 World Cup Diary – Day 15

Posted on 25 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

Two weeks from the day we started, and we got us our last 16, with Brazil and Portugal boring us (and getting booed) in a 0-0 draw, while the Ivory Coast got their one win, just like in 2006, that doesn’t mean anything, joining North Korea (if no one defects) on the trip home. Meanwhile, in Group H, Spain avoided the meet with Brazil, getting Portugal instead, beating Chile 2-1 while trying to make us fall asleep in the final 20 minutes. Switzerland couldn’t get lucky like they did in the opening match vs Spain and were held to a 0-0 draw with Honduras, who got their first points in the tournament, but leave South Africa without scoring any goals. More

2010 World Cup Diary – Day 5

Posted on 15 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

Another day that causes huge ambivalence – enjoying life with a World Cup in it, with three matches a day, but still not satisfied with the level of play and the amount of goals. All the goals from today’s matches, plus the usual – Best Fans and best picture, tables and top scorers. More

World Cup 2010 – Group G Preview

Posted on 10 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

The Group of Death? Brazil should finish first and be joined by Portugal, as the Ivorians, talented and athletic, should fall short again, while North Korea will hardly get passed the halfway line during most matches, hoping to cause a huge upset in some match, but hardly stand any chance. More

World Cup Burning Questions

Posted on 1 Jun, 2010, by in Soccer

Can’t wait? Neither can we… less than two weeks before the kick off, and here are the most burning questions we could think of about the 2010 FIFA World Cup. More