Posts tagged Ivory Coast
Africans In The UCL: Aurier the winning wing-back as Hakimi & Dortmund fall to Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur are one-foot into the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals after seeing off Bundesliga leaders, Borussia Dortmund 3-0. Ivory Coast’s Aurier had a game to remember whereas that of Morocco’s Achraf Hakimi was one to forget.

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10 Africans unsettled in the English Premier League: #2 Eric Bailly

The January transfer window is a few weekends away. In our anticipation and excitement of possible moves, we have taken to lay down 10 “unsettled” African stars in the English top flight, the Premier League. Since its Thanksgiving, we are letting out number 1 & 2 at the same time!

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FT African Legends Series: Didier Drogba, the irreplaceable Chelsea legend

We reminisce the career of the former Ivory Coast captain that led Chelsea to their first and only UEFA Champions League trophy, FA cups and Premier League titles. He’s won it all, except for AFCON and FIFA World Cup. A late-bloomer who took Marseille and London by storm as fans watched his progression into a world-class box predator.

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What has happened to Ivory Coast’s Bailly at United?

Manchester United have had to take in a less than ideal start to the 2018/19 Premier League season. That has been the case of their centre back in Eric Bailly since moving to the Old Trafford. The 2015 AFCON winner achieved a few dreams such as playing in the UEFA Champions League but has hit a rough patch below his potential. Find out why in this feature.

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Five reasons why you should watch the upcoming AFCON 2019

Ever wondered what goes down in other soccer domains around the world other than the acclaimed English Premier League, La Liga, FIFA World Cup only to mention but a few. Here are five reasons why the AFCON will totally rock your world and is one such a tournament you cannot afford to miss.

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FT Hidden Gems Series: Despite AC Milan's troubles, will Franck Kessie succeed in Italy?

Meet the Ivorian, Franck Kessie. The 21-year old’s life at AC Milan has been far from ideal, but can he still make a major breakthrough in the Serie A and follow the footsteps of the likes of Kwado Asamoah of Ghana?

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