Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Ivory Coast needs minor miracle against North Korea It’s going to take a minor miracle for Ivory Coast to advance to the second round when they meet North Korea in a Group G showdown at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on June 25. The Africans sit third in the group with a single point after their […]

Ivory Coast needs to pick up the pace against Brazil Even though Brazil is currently ranked by FIFA as the top team in the world and Ivory Coast is 27th, many fans see this matchup at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg on June 20th a lot closer than the numbers would suggest. The five-time World […]

Portugal ready to battle it out with Ivory Coast for the first time It’s hard to believe that FIFA’s third-ranked nation Portugal are only entering their fifth World Cup as they have been a powerful team for decades now. However, when they take on the Ivory Coast, who is ranked 27th and are playing in […]

Time: 20th June, 20.30 local time. Venue: Johannesburg – JSC, South Africa The “Group of Death” are back in action on the 20th of June with one of the most eagerly anticipated games of the tournament’s group stage – Brazil versus the Ivory Coast. The match is to be held at Johannesburg’s Soccer City Stadium, […]

Brazil are amongst the favourites again. They have experience, flair and good organization. Dunga has brought them stability and a more European style of playing.

Ivory Coast captain and star player Didier Drogba is in doubt for starting in the World Cup after breaking a bone near to his elbow during the Ivory Coast’s 2-0 friendly defeat over Japan. Drogba, who was the English Premiership’s top goal scorer with champions Chelsea last season, is very critical to manager Sven Goran […]

While Group G teams Brazil, Portugal, and North Korea, might secretly be celebrating, the fans of Ivory Coast are crossing their fingers as it appears star striker Didier Drogba, who plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League, may miss the World Cup due to a fractured arm. The Ivorian Football Federation confirmed their team’s […]

Ivory Coast and former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson thinks we shouldn’t write off Group G outsiders North Korea.

Considering the number of teams he’s managed over the years, Sven Goran Eriksson’s bound to get lucky with one of them sooner or later. This World Cup he’ll be rolling the dice with African nation the Ivory Coast. However, you may not want to lay your bets down on Sven leading them to glory just […]

With the 2010 World Cup drawing ever closer, the group stages offer the first opportunities for gamblers to get some returns. With bookmakers offering plenty of different bets on the eight groups, from forecasting who will qualify from a given group to predicting the positions of the teams at the end of the round.