Tag: Ivory Coast

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Mohamed Elneny of Arsenal thanks the support during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Brentford and Arsenal at Gtech Community Stadium on September 27, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Elneny at AFCON: Fixtures & how it will affect Arsenal

The Africa Cup of Nations 2023 is due to get underway on Saturday evening, with Mohamed Elneny preparing to take part in the tournament.
Nice's new recruit Ivorian forward Nicolas Pepe is presented during the UEFA Conference League play-off second leg football match between OGC Nice and Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice on August 25, 2022. - Nice's new recrue Pepe (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP) (Photo by VALERY HACHE/AFP via Getty Images)

Players request not to share room with Arsenal winger

Arsenal's Nicolas Pepe encounters unexpected issues with his teammates due to his snoring, leading to a room swap. Learn about the unusual off-field saga.
SERRAVALLE, SAN MARINO: Emile Smith Rowe of England celebrates after scoring their team's seventh goal during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between San Marino and England at San Marino Stadium on November 15, 2021. (Photo by Alessandro Sabattini / Getty Images)

Emile Smith Rowe injury update on England duty

Emile Smith Rowe has returned to training with England ahead of their second match of the international break against the Ivory Coast.

2 goals, 1 assist: Impressive Arsenal star returns after AFCON exit

Nicolas Pepe and the Ivory Coast have been eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations, despite another positive performance from the Arsenal man.
Nicolas Pepe with the Man of the Match award

1 goal & MOTM award for Arsenal player at AFCON

Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe won the Man of the Match award after scoring for the Ivory Coast on Sunday in the Africa Cup of Nations.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Thomas Partey of Arsenal shoots during the warm up prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021. (Photo by Justin Setterfield / Getty Images)

CAF make key AFCON decision ahead of Arsenal vs Manchester City

Arsenal could be set to keep their AFCON attendees for one more game against Manchester City, after a decision from CAF.

Pepe scores for Ivory Coast as they top qualification group

Nicolas Pepe scored an early goal for the Ivory Coast as they reclaimed their spot on top of their CAF World Cup qualification group.
Max Alain Gradel of Ivory Coast, and Nicolas Pepe during the friendly match between Japan and Ivory Coast at Stadium Galgenwaard on October 13, 2020 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. VI ANP Sport / ANP IV

Nicolas Pepe and Ivory Coast qualify for AFCON

Nicolas Pepe and the Ivory Coast confirmed their qualification to next January's Africa Cup of Nations with a win over Niger on Friday.
17-10-2020, Arsenal's Thomas Partey. Copyright: Alex Livesey

Arsenal set to lose 3-4 players to AFCON next season

Arsenal are set to lose three or more players in the middle of next season after their countries qualified for the next Africa Cup of Nations this week.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny (R) at the end of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on November 1, 2020. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal could lose 4 players to AFCON 2022

With Egypt's AFCON qualifier win against Togo during the last international break, the fourth by an Arsenal's player's country that week, there could be trouble up ahead.

Didier Drogba delivers aid to 200 families in Abidjan

Former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba and one of the country's biggest music groups Magic System distributed aid on Friday to 200 families in a poor area of Abidjan as part of the effort to fight the coronavirus crisis.
Ivory Coast's forward Nicolas Pepe (L) kicks the ball during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Ivory Coast and Mali at the Suez Stadium in the north-eastern Egyptian city on July 8, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP / Getty Images)

Full chronological international fixture schedule for Arsenal players over the break

A number of the Arsenal squad have headed out on international duty over the current break, so let's have our usual look at when they'll all be in action.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (R) controls the ball in front of Liverpool's Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (L) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on August 24, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Wilfried Zaha: I’m confident Nicolas Pepe will reproduce what he did in France for...

Wilfried Zaha has spoken out to defend his international teammate Nicolas Pepe, insisting Arsenal will soon see the same talent he sees regularly with Ivory Coast.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Full fixture schedule for Arsenal’s nine senior international call-ups

The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.
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Ex-Arsenal defender Kolo Toure lands Ivory Coast coaching role

Kolo Toure has officially been announced as a coach for the Ivory Coast national team.