Who are the top goal scorers in Ivory Coast history?

April 28, 2020 Off By idswater

Who are the top goal scorers in Ivory Coast history?

One place and two goals behind Tiehi on the all-time scoring list for Ivory Coast is Salomon Kalou, who could well move into second place this summer having been included in the Elephants’ World Cup squad for Brazil.

When did the Ivory Coast play in the World Cup?

Since making their World Cup debut in 2006, Ivory Coast have become perennial qualifiers for the biggest tournament in world football. This summer will mark their third consecutive appearance at the finals, and hopes are high that they can make it their best ever campaign.

How many times has Kolo Toure played for Ivory Coast?

Second in the all-time appearance list for Ivory Coast is Kolo Toure, who has turned out 107 times for his country over a 14-year international career. He has already featured in two World Cup tournaments and will make it a hat-trick by travelling to Brazil with the team this summer.

Who is the most capped Ivorian football player?

Didier Zokora (2000-present, 119 caps, one goal) Another Ivorian to have plied his trade in the Premier League, Didier Zokora will travel to his third World Cup for the Elephants this summer in Brazil. The 33-year-old is already his country’s most-capped player having turned out a mammoth 119 times on the international stage.

When was the last time Ivory Coast qualified for the World Cup?

The team had their best run between 2006 and 2014 when they qualified for three consecutive FIFA World Cups .

Didier Drogba (left) is Ivory Coast’s all-time record goalscorer, and Didier Zokora their most capped player. Competitive record [ edit ] FIFA World Cup [ edit ]

Who are the players in the Ivory Coast football team?

The following players were selected for the friendlies matches against Burkina Faso and Ghana on 5 and 12 June 2021. Caps and goals updated as of 30 March 2021, after the match against Ethiopia. The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last 12 months and are still eligible to represent.

Why was Nicolas Pepe not in the Ivory Coast squad?

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast squad to work on his fitness in London. Napoli have agreed a deal in principle to sign Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, says Lille president Gerard Lopez. Madagascar’s fairy tale came to an end at the Africa Cup of Nations as they were beaten 3-0 by Tunisia.