Will Cote d'Ivoire Find the Going Easy?


The Elephants of Cote d'Ivoire have a seemingly clear chance of proceeding from the group stages, having been drawn against Tunisia, Togo and Algeria in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for South Africa.

Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba, middle, warms up prior to kick-off with teammates

  • Africa:  Tricky Draws for Soccer's Africa Cup of Nations

    allAfrica.com, 24 October 2012

    Hosts South Africa have been handed a tricky draw in the group stages of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations to be played from January 19 to February 10, while Ghana's Black Stars face ... read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  The Side to Avoid at AFCON Draw

    Vanguard, 22 October 2012

    Star-saturated Ivory Coast are the team the other 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers will want to avoid when the first round draw is made in Durban Wednesday. read more »

  • Cote d'Ivoire:  Gradel - Ivorians Can Achieve Great Things

    Confederation of African Football, 20 October 2012

    "We're capable of doing better than last year," said Saint-Etienne's Max-Alain Gradel in a confident tone, responding to a question about his club's league position. read more »

  • Nigeria/Ghana:  SA 2013 Draws - Eagles May Draw Ghana or Cote d'Ivoire

    This Day, 16 October 2012

    Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, is unfazed by the prospect of Nigeria being drawn in the same group as either Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire or even defending champions, Zambia, as ... read more »

  • Nigeria/Ghana:  Eagles May Draw Ghana, Ivory Coast

    Vanguard, 16 October 2012

    Confederation of African Football yesterday revealed the seeding for he 2013 Africa Cup of Nations draw and the Super Eagles of Nigeria are not among the top seeds. read more »

  • Africa:  Cote d'Ivoire Again the Team to Beat

    Confederation of African Football, 15 October 2012

    Ivory Coast will once again be the Africa Cup of Nations team to beat when South Africa stages the 2013 finals early next year. read more »

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