Gnégnéri Yaya Touré (born 13 May 1983) is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder. He played for and captained the Ivory Coast national team. He was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Kolo Abib Touré (born 19 March 1981) is an Ivorian former footballer. He played as a defender for Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Celtic and the Ivory Coast national team. He is currently technical assistant at Celtic as well as a member of the coaching staff for the Ivory Coast. He is one of the eight players who have won the Premier League with two different clubs, having won it with Manchester City and Arsenal. He also won the Scottish Premiership with Celtic.
Touré is the second-most capped player for the Ivory Coast, with 120 appearances from 2000 to 2015. He represented the team at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments. Touré also represented the Ivory Coast at seven Africa Cup of Nationstournaments between 2002 and 2015, helping them finish runner-up in 2006 and 2012, while winning in 2015.
Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi (born 27 May 1987), better known as Gervinho, is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Parma Calcio 1913 and the Ivory Coast national team. Gervinho has made 80 appearances for the Ivorian national team from his debut in 2007, scoring 22 goals. He was part of their squads at fiveA frica Cup of Nations tournaments and two World Cups
Aruna Dindane (born 26 November 1980) is an Ivorian former professional footballer who played as a striker. He has 62 caps and 17 goals for the Ivory Coast since his debut in 2000, and has played at four Africa Cup of Nations and two FIFA World Cups.
Emmanuel Eboué (born 4 June 1983) is an Ivorian former professional footballer who played as a right back. He spent most of his career, from 2005 to 2011, with Arsenal of the Premier League, playing 214 games – including the 2006 UEFA Champions League Final – and scoring 10 goals.
Eboué made his international debut for the Ivory Coast in 2004, eventually earning 79 caps by 2013. He was part of their squads at five Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and two World Cups.
Boubacar “Copa” Barry (born 30 December 1979) is an Ivorian footballer, who plays for Leuven and the Ivory Coast national team as a goalkeeper. Barry was called up to the Ivory Coast squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations held in Equatorial Guinea. The final finished goalless after normal and extra-time, and Barry emerged as the hero by saving two penalties and scoring the winning penalty, overcoming a cramp in the process
Bakari Koné (born 17 September 1981) is a retired Ivorian footballer who played as a winger. With FC Lorient In his first season at the club he scored a respectable 10 goals, but then bagged an impressive 24 in 35 appearances in the 2004–05 season, earning him the Player of the Year and Top Scorer titles in the Ligue 2.
Siaka Tiéné (born 22 February 1982) is an Ivorian footballer who last played for Montpellier. He played primarily as a left back Tiéné has had a distinguished international career with over 95 caps for the Ivory Coast, representing the team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and at seven Africa Cup of Nations in 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015, helping them finish runner-up in 2006 and 2012, while captaining them to victory in 2015.
Déguy Alain Didier Zokora (born 14 December 1980), commonly known as Didier Zokora, is an Ivorian professional footballer who lastly played for Indonesian club Semen Padang in the Liga 1. He represented the Ivory Coast national team for 14 years, beginning in 2000, and is currently the nation’s most capped player.
Déguy Alain Didier Zokora
Date of birth
14 December 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Jean Marc Guillou Soccer Academy at Académie MimoSifcom