Ivory Coast parts ways with Patrice Beaumelle

Ivory Coast’s football federation (FIF) has decided against renewing the contract of national team coach Patrice Beaumelle, whose original deal ended last week. The 43-year-old failed to lead the Elephants to the play-offs for the 2022 World Cup, with the West Africans then suffering a last-16 exit at the Africa Cup of Nations earlier this year. Two-time African champions Ivory…

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Ivory Coast and South Africa to play France in friendly games

Ivory Coast and South Africa will play World Cup holders France in friendlies in March. France host the Elephants on March 25 in Marseille and South Africa four days later in Lille. Both African countries have missed out a spot at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, while South Africa also failed to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations.…

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Ivory Coast through to quarters in Olympics

Ivory Coast have advanced to the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympic Games. This comes after a 1-1 draw against Germany Miyagi Stadium in Rifu on Wednesday. The Ivorians were the first to score in the 67th minute. This was after their pressure for an opener saw defender Benjamin Heinrichs score into his own net. Germany, who knew they will not qualify…

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