Happy birthday to Ivorian professional footballer Yaya Touré! Join us wishing the captain of Ivory Coast national team an amazing birthday and God’s richest blessings.

Yaya Touré was thirteen when he started playing for ASEC (Association Sportive des Employés de Commerce)  Mimosas in 1996….

He’s now the a former captain of Ivory Coast national Les Éléphants and also played as a central midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City.  Yaya Toure has won the African Footballer of the Year award three times!

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Yaya is a Brilliant player! 

 

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Following his announcement regarding his retirement from football,  Yaya Toure took to his social media to let his fans know that he loves…

 ”Football and I’m still in contention to play for a few more years.

Yes, I’m starting to prepare myself for coaching licenses but full time coaching is not what I’m thinking now…I am now ready and focused to take new challenges in playing football!

And don’t worry once the time has come, I will announce my retirement personally and officially by myself!!’ Yaya Toure

 

Source/Photo credit:  Yaya Toure

 

AFCON2015 final is tomorrow… 2 extremely good teams will be playing. Black Stars of Ghana vs. Les Éléphants de Cote D’ivoire… one thing is for sure is a game not to be missed!

Ghana’s Ayew brothers, André Ayew and Jordan Ayew, Ivory Coast’s Touré brothers Yaya Touré and Kolo Touré, Also the like of Asamoah Gyan, Christian Atsu…..

Ghana Vs Ivory Coast.

4- time champion Ghana last won the African Cup in 1982 almost 33 years ago… Ivory Coast on the other hand has gone 23 years since taking the cup.

Who will you be cheering for?

The match takes place Sunday at 7 p.m. GMT.

 

Cote d’Ivoire has reached their 3rd Africa Cup of Nations final in 9 years after defeating DR Congo…

Yaya Toure helped Ivory Coast an amazing 20-yard shot…Gervinho had a header cleared off the line before he made it 2-1 when he curled in to finish off a breakaway

Ivory Coast’s final goal came from Wilfried Kanon

Viva La Côte D’ivoire!

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Live from Estadio De Malabo, Guinea…Scores: AFCON 2015: Cameroon 0 – 1 Ivory Coast   Vive La Cote D’ivoire…!

 

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Cameroon and Ivory Coast. Cameroon and Ivory Coast Live from Estadio De Malabo, Guinea.

LINEUP

Cameroon

  • 16 Ondoa
  • 05 Guihoata
  • 03 N’Koulou
  • 21 Chedjou
  • 12 Bedimo
  • 17 Mbia
  • 14 Mandjeck
  • 08 Moukandjo
  • 13 Choupo-Moting
  • 11 Salli
  • 15 Etoundi

Ivory Coast

  • 16 Gbohouo
  • 21 Bailly 
  • 04 K Touré
  • 22 Kanon
  • 17 Aurier
  • 19 Y Touré 
  • 20 Gonzaroua Die
  • 05 Tiéné
  • 15 Gradel
  • 12 Bony
  • 07 Doumbia

Ref: Eric Arnaud Otogo-Castane

ibrahim Toure troureLebanese Premier League side Al-Safa’ SC striker Ibrahim Oyala Touré the younger brother of Manchester City midfielder Yaya Touré and Liverpool defender Kolo Touré has sadly passed away.

The Ivory Coast football federation announced the sad news on their official website FIF this morning.
“The football Ivory Coast federation president (FIF) and the Executive Committee announced to the entire family of Ivorian football the death of M.TOURE Oyala Ibrahim, the younger brother of TOURE Kolo Abib and TOURE Yaya Gnegneri, which happened on the 19th of June in Manchester (England),” the FIF statement continues.
“In such a sad situation, the players from the Ivory Coast national team, and the entire delegation here in Brazil, show their support to the Touré brothers and their whole family. The president of Football Ivory Coast Federation and the Executive Commitee ask Ivorians for their prayers.”
Ibrahim Toure, 28, played as a striker throughout his career, most recently with Lebanese team Al-Safa SC.