Tag: Ivory Coast

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

4th Arsenal player qualifies for AFCON tournament - scheduled mid-season

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 key players to AFCON in the middle of next...

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)

Nicolas Pepe gets vote of confidence from teammate and failed Arsenal transfer target Wilfried...

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 9 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 to coach national team

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