Match 64
Game Details
Match 63
Game Details

Zambia draw with Namibia to top Group B


Cote d'Ivoire unveil Ibrahim Kamara as head coach

The Cote d'Ivoire have named Ibrahim Kamara as their new head coach, finally finding a successor for Marc Wilmots after seven months without a manager.

The Elephants parted ways with Wilmots in November following the Belgian's failure to secure World Cup qualification, and have opted for Kamara as the man to secure the West Africans' spot at the 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Kamara, who had previously been head coach of the Elephants' home-based team, was Herve Renard's assistant during the AFCON-winning...

 By PA Sport

Yaya Toure yet to show up for Ivory Coast international duty

Toure amazed by dramatic penalty shoot-out victory

Yaya Toure is yet to report for international duty, the Ivorian Football Federation has confirmed.

The Manchester City midfielder was recalled by Ivory Coast for their upcoming friendlies against Togo and Moldova in France, on March 24 and 27 respectively, after a three-year absence.

Toure, 34, retired from international football after captaining his country to African Nations Cup glory in 2015 but declared his availability again last December.

Toure, who has 102 caps, was not present as the squad...

Zambia draw with Namibia to top Group B

Zambia drew 1-1 with Namibia in Casablanca to top Group B and set up an African Nations Championship meeting with Sudan, while the point sets the Brave Warriors up for a date with hosts Morocco in the next round.

In the group's other fixture, already eliminated duo Uganda and Ivory Coast played out a stodgy 0-0 draw in Marrakech, as both sides ended disappointing campaigns on a limp note.

Surprise pacakge Namibia had left it late before striking in both of their first two fixtures, but here they...

Kabaso nets twice as Zambia down Ivory Coast

Augustine Kabaso netted twice as Zambia beat the Ivory Coast 2-0 in Marrakech to take a major step towards the African Nations Championship quarter finals.

Kabaso, one of the stars of the tournament, netted once in each half - both goals coming after sterling work from Ernest Mbewe - as Zambia made it two wins out of two.

Having lost both matches, Ivory Coast now need to beat Uganda in their final match and hope other results go their way to progress, although they will be eliminated if Namibia...

Cisse wants Ivory Coast to draw on spirit of 2016 after CHAN defeat

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Abdoul Karim Cisse believes that the Elephants can turn round their African Nations Championship campaign despite a shock opening defeat by Namibia, having also bounced back from adversity in the 2016 event.

Two years ago, Cisse was part of an Elephants squad that were defeated 1-0 by hosts Rwanda in their tournament opener, but went onto top Group A after consecutive victories over Morocco and Gabon.

They ultimately finished third after beating Cameroon in the quarter finals...