Ivory Coast national football team

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Ivory Coast
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Les Éléphants (The Elephants)
AssociationIvorian Football Federation
ConfederationCAF (Africa)
Sub-confederationWAFU (West Africa)
Head coachPatrice Beaumelle
CaptainSerge Aurier
Most capsDidier Zokora (123)
Top scorerDidier Drogba (65)
Home stadiumStade Félix Houphouët-Boigny
FIFA codeCIV
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 59 Steady (27 May 2021)[1]
Highest12 (February 2013, April–May 2013)
Lowest75 (March–May 2004)
First international
 Ivory Coast 3–2 Dahomey 
(Madagascar; 13 April 1960)
Biggest win
 Ivory Coast 11–0 Central African Republic 
(Abidjan, Ivory Coast; 27 December 1961)
Biggest defeat
 Netherlands 5–0 Ivory Coast 
(Rotterdam, Netherlands; 4 June 2017)
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 2006)
Best resultGroup stage (2006, 2010, 2014)
Africa Cup of Nations
Appearances24 (first in 1965)
Best resultChampions (1992, 2015)
African Nations Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2009)
Best resultThird place, 2016
FIFA Confederations Cup
Appearances1 (first in 1992)
Best resultFourth Place, 1992
Logo until 2014

The Ivory Coast national football team (French: Équipe de football de Côte d'Ivoire), represents Ivory Coast, formally the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, in men's international football. Nicknamed the Elephants, the team is managed by the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF). Until 2005, their greatest accomplishment was winning the 1992 African Cup of Nations against Ghana on penalties at the Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor in Dakar, Senegal. Their second success came in the 2015, again defeating Ghana on penalties in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, The team represents both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF).

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

History[edit]

1960s[edit]

The team played its first international match against Dahomey, now known as Benin, which they won 3–2 on 13 April 1960 in Madagascar.

The team took a large 11–0 victory against the Central African Republic. In 1961 the team made their first appearance in the Africa Cup of Nations. After gaining independence from France, the team finished third in the 1963 and 1965 tournaments.

1970s[edit]

Ivory Coat's performances in the 1970s were mixed. In the 1970 African Cup of Nations, the team finished top of their group, but lost to Ghana - the powerhouses of African football at the time - in the semi-finals, and went on to finish 4th after losing the third-place play-off to the United Arab Republic (now Egypt). They failed to qualify for the 1972 edition, losing 4-3 to Congo-Brazzaville in the final qualifying round. They qualified in 1974 but finished bottom of their group with only a single point, then failed to qualify in 1976, again losing to Congo-Brazzaville (now simply known as the Congo) in the first round.

The team initially qualified for 1978, beating Mali 2-1 on aggregate, but were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player in the second leg. Mali were also disqualified, due to police and stadium security assaulting the match officials during the first leg, and so Upper Volta, who Ivory Coast had beaten in the first qualifying round, inherited their place.

1980s[edit]

In 1984, the team hosted the African Cup of Nations for the first time, but failed to get out of their group. In 1986, they narrowly qualified from their group on goals scored, and went on to finish third once more, beating Morocco 3-2 in the third-place play-off.

1990s[edit]

At the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations, Ivory Coast beat Algeria 3–0 and drew 0–0 with Congo to finish top of their group. An extra-time victory over Zambia and a penalty shoot-out win over Cameroon took them to the final for the first time, where they faced Ghana. The match again went to a penalty shoot-out, which became (at the time) the highest-scoring in international football; Ivory Coast eventually triumphed 11-10 to win the title for the first time. They were unable to defend their title in 1994, losing to Nigeria in the semi-finals.

The Ivory Coast team is notable for having participated in (and won) the two highest-scoring penalty shoot-outs in international football competition — the 24-shot shoot-out in the final of the 1992 African Cup of Nations when Ghana was defeated 11–10, and the 24-shot shoot-out in the quarter-final of the 2006 African Cup of Nations, when Cameroon was defeated 12–11. In 2015, Ivory Coast once again defeated Ghana in the final of an 2015 African Cup of Nations with a 22-shot shoot-out, winning 9–8.

2000s and World Cup debut[edit]

In October 2005, Ivory Coast secured qualification for the 2006 FIFA World Cup, which was to be their first-ever appearance at the tournament. Having been drawn into a "Group of Death" that also featured Cameroon and Egypt, Ivory Coast went into the final match second behind Cameroon, but qualified after beating Sudan 3-1 while Cameroon could only draw with Egypt.

In the tournament itself, Ivory Coast were drawn into another Group of Death, against Argentina, Holland, and Serbia and Montenegro. They lost 2-1 to Argentina - with Didier Drogba scoring the team's first-ever World Cup goal in the 82nd minute - and then 2-1 to the Netherlands, meaning they had already been eliminated by the time they played Serbia and Montenegro. Despite going 2-0 down after just 20 minutes, Ivory Coast came back to win 3-2, with Bonaventure Kalou scoring an 86th-minute penalty to give Ivory Coast their first-ever World Cup victory.

After Uli Stielike left before the 2008 African Cup of Nations, due to his son's health, co-trainer Gerard Gili took his position. To compensate of the lack of another co-coach, Didier Drogba acted as a player-coach. This was only the second time that a player had also acted as a coach at the tournament, after George Weah was both player and coach for Liberia during the 2002 tournament.

2010s[edit]

Ivory Coast qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, and were again drawn in a "Group of Death", against five-time champions Brazil, Portugal, and North Korea. Having managed a 0-0 draw against Portugal, a 3-1 defeat to Brazil meant that in order to qualify from their group, they would have to beat North Korea, Brazil needed to beat Portugal, and (thanks to Portugal's 7-0 win over North Korea) there needed to be a substantial swing in goal difference. Ivory Coast won 3-0, but Portugal held Brazil to a 0-0 draw and Ivory Coast were once again eliminated in the group stages.

2014[edit]

The team made a third appearance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, where they were drawn in Group C against Colombia, Greece, and Japan. After coming from behind to beat Japan 2-1, Ivory Coast then lost 2-1 to Colombia, leaving their qualification in the balance. In their final match against Greece, the score was 1-1 going into stoppage time, and with Japan losing 4-1 to Colombia, Ivory Coast looked set to qualify. However, in the 93rd minute, Giovanni Sio gave away a penalty which Georgios Samaras converted, giving Greece both the victory and the place in the last 16; Ivory Coast, meanwhile, went out in the group stage for the third tournament in a row.

The team's streak of World Cup qualifications came to an end at the 2018 tournament. Needing a win in their final match against Morocco, they instead lost 2-0, meaning Morocco qualified instead.

Home stadium[edit]

The team play their home games at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny, a 50,000-seater stadium in Abidjan.

Results and fixtures[edit]

The following is a list of match results in the last twelve months, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.

2020[edit]

5 October Friendly Nigeria  2–0  Ivory Coast Austria
CEST (UTC+02:00)
13 October Friendly Japan  1–0  Ivory Coast Utrecht, Netherlands
16:45 CEST (UTC+02:00)
Report Stadium: Stadion Galgenwaard
Referee: Jochem Kamphuis (Netherlands)
12 November 2021 AFCONQ Ivory Coast  2–1  Madagascar Abidjan, Ivory Coast
19:00 UTC±0
Report
Stadium: Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara
Referee: Haythem Guirat (Tunisia)
Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all matches of matchdays 3 and 4 scheduled for March 2020 had been postponed to November 2020.[3]
17 November 2021 AFCONQ Madagascar  1–1  Ivory Coast Madagascar
16:00 UTC+3
Report
Stadium: Barikadimy Stadium, Toamasina
Referee: Gehad Grisha (Egypt)
Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all matches of matchdays 3 and 4 scheduled for March 2020 had been postponed to November 2020.[4]

2021[edit]

26 March 2021 AFCONQ Niger  0–3  Ivory Coast Lomé, Togo
16:00 UTC±0 Report
Stadium: Stade de Kégué
Referee: Beida Dahane (Mauritania)
Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all matches of matchdays 5 and 6 scheduled for June 2020 had been postponed to March 2021.[5]
30 March 2021 AFCONQ Ivory Coast  3–1  Ethiopia Abidjan, Ivory Coast
13:00 UTC±0
Report
Stadium: Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara
Referee: Charles Bulu (Ghana)
Note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all matches of matchdays 5 and 6 scheduled for June 2020 had been postponed to March 2021.[6]
5 June Friendly Ivory Coast  2–1  Burkina Faso Abidjan, Ivory Coast
19:00 UTC±0
Report
Stadium: Stade Olympique Alassane Ouattara
Referee: Yelebodom Bodjona (Togo)
12 June Friendly Ghana  0–0  Ivory Coast Cape Coast, Ghana
17:00 UTC±0 Report Stadium: Cape Coast Sports Stadium
Referee: Daouda Guèye (Senegal)

Coaches[edit]

Dates Name
1960 France Paul Gévaudan
1965 Ivory Coast Alphonse Bissouma Tapé
1966 Vacant
1967–68 France Paul Gévaudan
1968–70 West Germany Peter Schnittger
1970–72 Ivory Coast Jean Tokpa
1972–74 Brazil Santa Rosa
1974–76 empty
1976–80 Ivory Coast Gérard Gabo
1980–82 empty
1982–85 West Germany Otto Pfister
1984 AFCON Brazil Davi Ferreira
Dates Name
1986 Argentina Pancho Gonzales
1987–88 Ivory Coast Yeo Martial
1989 Ivory Coast Kaé Oulaï
1989–92 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Radivoje Ognjanović
1992 Ivory Coast Yeo Martial
1993 France Philippe Troussier
1993–94 Poland Henryk Kasperczak
1994–96 France Pierre Pleimelding
1996–98 France Robert Nouzaret
1999–00 France Patrick Parizon
2000–01 Ivory Coast Gbonke Tia
2001 Ivory Coast Lama Bamba
Dates Name
2002–04 France Robert Nouzaret
2004–07 France Henri Michel
2007–08 Germany Uli Stielike
2008 France Gérard Gili
2008–10 Bosnia and Herzegovina Vahid Halilhodžić
2010 Ivory Coast Georges Kouadio
2010 Sweden Sven-Göran Eriksson
2010–12 Ivory Coast François Zahoui
2012–14 France Sabri Lamouchi
2014–15 France Hervé Renard
2015–17 France Michel Dussuyer
2017 Belgium Marc Wilmots
Dates Name
2018–20 Ivory Coast Ibrahim Kamara
2020–present France Patrice Beaumelle

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were selected for the friendly matches against Burkina Faso and Ghana on 5 and 12 June 2021.[7]
Caps and goals updated as of 12 June 2021, after the match against Ghana.[8]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Sylvain Gbohouo (1988-10-29) 29 October 1988 (age 32) 59 0 Unattached
1GK Badra Ali Sangaré (1986-05-30) 30 May 1986 (age 35) 16 0 South Africa JDR Stars
1GK N'Drin Ulrich Edan (1992-10-19) 19 October 1992 (age 28) 0 0 Ivory Coast AFAD

2DF Serge Aurier (1992-12-24) 24 December 1992 (age 28) 69 3 England Tottenham Hotspur
2DF Wilfried Kanon (1993-07-06) 6 July 1993 (age 28) 52 3 Qatar Al-Gharafa
2DF Eric Bailly (1994-04-12) 12 April 1994 (age 27) 38 2 England Manchester United
2DF Willy Boly (1991-02-03) 3 February 1991 (age 30) 6 1 England Wolverhampton Wanderers
2DF Odilon Kossounou (2001-01-04) 4 January 2001 (age 20) 6 0 Germany Bayer Leverkusen
2DF Sinaly Diomandé (2001-04-09) 9 April 2001 (age 20) 5 0 France Lyon
2DF Wilfried Singo (2000-12-25) 25 December 2000 (age 20) 2 0 Italy Torino
2DF Emmanuel Agbadou (1997-06-07) 7 June 1997 (age 24) 0 0 Belgium Eupen

3MF Max Gradel (1987-11-30) 30 November 1987 (age 33) 86 13 Turkey Sivasspor
3MF Serey Dié (1984-11-07) 7 November 1984 (age 36) 53 2 Switzerland Sion
3MF Franck Kessié (1996-12-19) 19 December 1996 (age 24) 48 4 Italy Milan
3MF Ibrahim Sangaré (1997-12-02) 2 December 1997 (age 23) 12 2 Netherlands PSV
3MF Jérémie Boga (1997-01-03) 3 January 1997 (age 24) 3 0 Italy Sassuolo
3MF Hassane Kamara (1994-03-05) 5 March 1994 (age 27) 2 0 France Nice
3MF Ismaila Soro (1998-05-07) 7 May 1998 (age 23) 1 0 Scotland Celtic
3MF Serge Arnaud Aka (1994-11-16) 16 November 1994 (age 26) 0 0 Egypt El Gouna
3MF Hamed Traorè (2000-02-16) 16 February 2000 (age 21) 0 0 Italy Sassuolo

4FW Maxwel Cornet (1996-09-27) 27 September 1996 (age 24) 21 4 France Lyon
4FW Lago Junior (1990-12-31) 31 December 1990 (age 30) 5 0 Spain Mallorca
4FW Sébastien Haller (1994-06-22) 22 June 1994 (age 27) 4 1 Netherlands Ajax
4FW Amad Diallo (2002-07-11) 11 July 2002 (age 19) 3 1 England Manchester United
4FW Christian Kouamé (1997-12-06) 6 December 1997 (age 23) 3 0 Italy Fiorentina
4FW Chris Bedia (1996-03-05) 5 March 1996 (age 25) 0 0 France Troyes

Recent call-ups[edit]

The following players have also been called up to the squad within the last 12 months and are still eligible to represent.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Eliezer Ira Tape (1997-08-31) 31 August 1997 (age 23) 0 0 Ivory Coast San Pédro v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
GK Abdoul Karim Cissé (1985-10-20) 20 October 1985 (age 35) 3 0 Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas v.  Madagascar, 17 November 2020
GK Sayouba Mandé (1993-06-15) 15 June 1993 (age 28) 5 0 Denmark OB v.  Japan, 13 October 2020
GK Nicolas Tié (2001-02-13) 13 February 2001 (age 20) 0 0 Portugal Vitória de Guimarães v.  Belgium, 8 October 2020

DF Simon Deli (1991-10-27) 27 October 1991 (age 29) 19 0 Czech Republic Slavia Prague v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
DF Wonlo Coulibaly (1991-12-22) 22 December 1991 (age 29) 14 0 Democratic Republic of the Congo Mazembe v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
DF Kalpi Ouattara (1998-12-29) 29 December 1998 (age 22) 2 0 Sweden Östersund v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
DF Fousseny Coulibaly (1989-08-10) 10 August 1989 (age 31) 1 0 Tunisia Espérance v.  Niger, 26 March 2021 PRE
DF Zié Ouattara (2000-01-09) 9 January 2000 (age 21) 0 0 Portugal Vitória de Guimarães v.  Niger, 26 March 2021 PRE
DF Ismaël Traoré (1986-08-18) 18 August 1986 (age 34) 19 0 France Angers v.  Japan, 13 October 2020
DF Ghislain Konan (1995-12-27) 27 December 1995 (age 25) 11 0 France Reims v.  Belgium, 8 October 2020

MF Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro (1992-10-11) 11 October 1992 (age 28) 16 0 Italy Lazio v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
MF Christian Koffi (1990-12-21) 21 December 1990 (age 30) 6 0 Democratic Republic of the Congo Mazembe v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
MF Seko Fofana (1995-05-07) 7 May 1995 (age 26) 6 1 France Lens v.  Niger, 26 March 2021 PRE
MF Serge N'Guessan (1994-12-17) 17 December 1994 (age 26) 14 2 France Nancy v.  Madagascar, 17 November 2020
MF Habib Maïga (1996-06-01) 1 June 1996 (age 25) 6 0 France Metz v.  Madagascar, 17 November 2020
MF Jean Michaël Seri (1991-07-19) 19 July 1991 (age 30) 30 3 France Bordeaux v.  Japan, 13 October 2020
MF Yakou Méïté (1996-02-11) 11 February 1996 (age 25) 3 0 England Reading v.  Japan, 13 October 2020
MF Ibrahim Traoré (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 32) 1 0 Czech Republic Slavia Prague v.  Japan, 13 October 2020
MF Mohamed Doumbia (1998-12-25) 25 December 1998 (age 22) 0 0 Czech Republic Dukla Prague v.  Japan, 13 October 2020

FW Jonathan Kodjia (1989-10-22) 22 October 1989 (age 31) 27 11 Qatar Al-Gharafa v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
FW Nicolas Pépé (1995-05-20) 20 May 1995 (age 26) 25 5 England Arsenal v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
FW Wilfried Zaha (1992-11-10) 10 November 1992 (age 28) 20 5 England Crystal Palace v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
FW Yohan Boli (1993-09-17) 17 September 1993 (age 27) 9 0 Qatar Al-Rayyan v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
FW Jean Evrard Kouassi (1994-09-25) 25 September 1994 (age 26) 1 1 China Wuhan v.  Ethiopia, 30 March 2021
FW Gervinho (1987-05-27) 27 May 1987 (age 34) 86 23 Turkey Trabzonspor v.  Niger, 26 March 2021 INJ
FW Souleymane Coulibaly (1994-12-26) 26 December 1994 (age 26) 0 0 Tunisia Étoile du Sahel v.  Niger, 26 March 2021 PRE
FW Datro Fofana (2002-12-22) 22 December 2002 (age 18) 1 0 Norway Molde v.  Madagascar, 17 November 2020
FW Jumaa Saeed (1992-09-13) 13 September 1992 (age 28) 1 0 Kuwait Al-Kuwait v.  Madagascar, 17 November 2020
FW Anderson Niangbo (1999-10-06) 6 October 1999 (age 21) 0 0 Belgium Gent v.  Japan, 13 October 2020

  • DEC Player refused to join the team after the call-up.
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
  • PRE Preliminary Squad.
  • SUS Suspended from the national team.

Records[edit]

As of 17 November 2020[9]
Players in bold are still active with Ivory Coast.

Most capped players[edit]

Didier Zokora, the all-time most capped player for Ivory Coast.
Rank Player Caps Goals Career
1. Didier Zokora 123 1 2000–2014
2. Kolo Touré 120 7 2000–2015
3. Didier Drogba 105 65 2002–2014
4. Yaya Touré 101 19 2004–2015
5. Siaka Tiéné 100 2 2000–2015
6. Salomon Kalou 96 27 2007–present
7. Abdoulaye Traoré 90 49 1984–1996
8. Arthur Boka 88 1 2004–2015
9. Boubacar Barry 86 0 2000–2015
10. Gervinho 84 23 2007–present

Top goalscorers[edit]

Didier Drogba, the all-time top goalscorer for Ivory Coast.
Rank Player Goals Caps Ratio Career
1. Didier Drogba (list) 65 105 0.62 2002–2014
2. Abdoulaye Traoré 49 90 0.54 1984–1996
3. Djohan Tiéhi 28 50 0.56 1985–1999
4. Salomon Kalou 27 96 0.28 2007–present
5. Gervinho 23 84 0.27 2007–present
6. Ibrahima Bakayoko 22 39 0.56 1996–2002
7. Laurent Pokou 21 30 0.7 1967–1980
8. Yaya Touré 19 101 0.19 2004–2015
9. Aruna Dindane 18 62 0.29 2000–2010
10. Wilfried Bony 17 58 0.29 2010–present

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup
qualification record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA Squad Pld W D L GF GA
Uruguay 1930 Did not enter Did not enter
Italy 1934
France 1938
Brazil 1950
Switzerland 1954
Sweden 1958
Chile 1962
England 1966
Mexico 1970
West Germany 1974 Did not qualify 6 3 2 1 8 7
Argentina 1978 6 3 2 1 11 10
Spain 1982 2 0 0 2 1 3
Mexico 1986 4 1 1 2 6 5
Italy 1990 4 1 2 1 5 1
United States 1994 8 4 3 1 12 6
France 1998 2 0 1 1 1 2
South Korea Japan 2002 10 5 4 1 22 10
Germany 2006 Group stage 19th 3 1 0 2 5 6 Squad 10 7 1 2 20 7
South Africa 2010 17th 3 1 1 1 4 3 Squad 12 8 4 0 29 6
Brazil 2014 21st 3 1 0 2 4 5 Squad 8 5 3 0 19 7
Russia 2018 Did not qualify 8 4 2 2 11 5
Qatar 2022 To be determined To be determined
Canada Mexico United States 2026
Total Group stage 3/21 9 3 1 5 13 14 80 41 25 14 145 69

FIFA Confederations Cup[edit]

FIFA Confederations Cup record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Squad
Saudi Arabia 1992 Fourth place 4th 2 0 0 2 2 9 Squad
Saudi Arabia 1995 to Russia 2017 Did not qualify
Total Fourth place 1/10 2 0 0 2 2 9

Africa Cup of Nations[edit]

Africa Cup of Nations record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Sudan 1957 Part of  France
United Arab Republic 1959
Ethiopia 1962 Not affiliated to CAF
Ghana 1963
Tunisia 1965 Third place 3rd 3 2 0 1 5 4
Ethiopia 1968 Third place 3rd 5 3 1 1 9 6
Sudan 1970 Fourth place 4th 5 2 1 2 11 9
Cameroon 1972 Did not qualify
Egypt 1974 Group stage 7th 3 0 1 2 2 5
Ethiopia 1976 Did not qualify
Ghana 1978 Banned
Nigeria 1980 Group stage 6th 3 0 2 1 2 3
Libya 1982 Did not enter
Ivory Coast 1984 Group stage 5th 3 1 0 2 4 4
Egypt 1986 Third place 3rd 5 3 0 2 7 5
Morocco 1988 Group stage 6th 3 0 3 0 2 2
Algeria 1990 6th 3 1 0 2 3 5
Senegal 1992 Champions 1st 5 2 3 0 4 0
Tunisia 1994 Third place 3rd 5 3 1 1 11 5
South Africa 1996 Group stage 11th 3 1 0 2 2 5
Burkina Faso 1998 Quarter-finals 7th 4 2 2 0 10 6
Ghana Nigeria 2000 Group stage 9th 3 1 1 1 3 4
Mali 2002 16th 3 0 1 2 1 4
Tunisia 2004 Did not qualify
Egypt 2006 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 2 1 6 5
Ghana 2008 Fourth place 4th 6 4 0 2 16 9
Angola 2010 Quarter-finals 8th 3 1 2 0 5 4
Gabon Equatorial Guinea 2012 Runners-up 2nd 6 5 1 0 9 0
South Africa 2013 Quarter-finals 5th 4 2 1 1 8 5
Equatorial Guinea 2015 Champions 1st 6 3 3 0 9 4
Gabon 2017 Group stage 11th 3 0 2 1 2 3
Egypt 2019 Quarter-finals 5th 5 3 1 1 7 3
Cameroon 2021 Qualified
Ivory Coast 2023 Qualified as hosts
Guinea 2025 To be determined
Total 2 Titles 24/33 91 42 26 23 135 94
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided via penalty shoot-out.
**Gold background colour indicates that the tournament was won.
***Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

African Nations Championship[edit]

African Nations Championship
Appearances: 4
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA
Ivory Coast 2009 Group stage 8th 3 0 1 2 0 4
Sudan 2011 Group stage 12th 3 1 0 2 2 4
South Africa 2014 Did not qualify
Rwanda 2016 Third place 3rd 6 4 0 2 10 4
Morocco 2018 Group stage 14th 3 0 1 2 0 3
Cameroon 2020 Did not qualify
Algeria 2022 To be determined
Total Third place 4/6 15 5 2 8 12 15

African Games[edit]

Football at the African Games has been an under-23 tournament since 1991.
African Games record
Year Result Pld W D* L GF GA
Republic of the Congo 1965 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nigeria 1973 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
Algeria 1978 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kenya 1987 - 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991–present See Ivory Coast national under-23 football team
Total 4/4 0 0 0 0 0 0

CECAFA Cup[edit]

Honours[edit]

Winners (2): 1992, 2015
Runners-up (2): 2006, 2012
Fourth-place (1): 1992

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 27 May 2021. Retrieved 27 May 2021.
  2. ^ Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 1 August 2021. Retrieved 1 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Total AFCON 2021 qualifiers postponed". CAF. 13 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Total AFCON 2021 qualifiers postponed". CAF. 13 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Total AFCON 2021 qualifiers postponed". CAF. 13 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Total AFCON 2021 qualifiers postponed". CAF. 13 March 2020.
  7. ^ http://www.fifciv.com/?q=matches-amicaux-des-5-et-12-juin-2021-voici-la-liste-des-joueurs-s%C3%A9lectionn%C3%A9s
  8. ^ "Ghana vs. Costa d'Avorio - 12 giugno 2021 - Soccerway".
  9. ^ Roberto Mamrud. "IvoryCoast – Record International Players". RSSSF. Retrieved 24 January 2017.

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