Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Drogba

Jul 28, 2015

Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Drogba

The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday. Drogba moves to North America following his second spell at Chelsea, where he won the league title last season. The 37-year-old Cote d’Ivoire forward signed ...

Germany scores 10 goals in rout

Jun 8, 2015

Germany scores 10 goals in rout

Celia Sasic scored the fastest hat trick in Women’s World Cup history and Anja Mittag also scored three goals to spark top-ranked Germany to a 10-0 victory over Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday in a Group B match — the second-most lopsided win in event ...

Oct 17, 2014

WHO to test Ebola preparedness in Coite d'Ivoire and Mali

The World Health Organization will send experts to test the Ebola-preparedness measures in Cote d’Ivoire and Mali, the two countries at greatest risk of being the next to be affected by the epidemic, WHO’s health security response chief, Isabelle Nuttall, said on Thursday. The ...

| Jun 21, 2014

Park life

Elderly woman (speaking to a man sitting on a park bench drinking beer and listening to a transistor radio): Is that the soccer (match between Japan and Cote d'Ivoire)?

Colombia secures spot in second round of World Cup

Jun 20, 2014

Colombia secures spot in second round of World Cup

Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia — and its fanatical traveling supporters — are certainly making the most of being back on soccer’s biggest stage. Driven on by a partisan pro-Colombian crowd that turned the Estadio Nacional into a sea ...

Zaccheroni wants no fear

Jun 14, 2014

Zaccheroni wants no fear

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Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni says his Blue Samurai must not approach Saturday’s World Cup opener against Cote d’Ivoire fearing defeat, and pointed to Spain’s World Cup win four years ago as proof that losing the first match does not mean the end of the ...