Tag: Ivory Coast

Brazil 2014: This Time For Africa?

By Adeola Aderounmu Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Algeria, Cameroon and Ghana will fly Africa’s flags at the world cup which starts on the 12th of June in Brazil. Egypt went to the world cup in Italy in 1934. That was the first time an African… Continue Reading “Brazil 2014: This Time For Africa?”

Ivory Coast Crashes Out of Nations Cup 2013

Adeola Aderounmu Less fancied Super Eagles of Nigeria have sent the Ivorians packing of the 2013 African Cup of Nations. The Ivorians are favoured to win the tournament and they were probably looking for a ride over the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Nigeria’s coach… Continue Reading “Ivory Coast Crashes Out of Nations Cup 2013”

Zambia, Champions of Africa 2012

Adeola Aderounmu I congratulate the Zambian National Football Team for their exploits in the 2012 African Cup of Nations. They beat Ivory Coast in the final game. After extra time, the game stood at 0-0. Drogba missed a second half penalty that could have… Continue Reading “Zambia, Champions of Africa 2012”

Stupid, It’s ECOWAS..!

By Adeola Aderounmu My pain in writing this essay is the little knowledge I have on the exact nature of the political crises in Ivory Coast. By that I mean why Gbagbo is really sitting tight and why the country’s Electoral bodies would falsify… Continue Reading “Stupid, It’s ECOWAS..!”

War Brewing in West Africa

By Adeola Aderounmu Abidjan In Ivory Coast war is brewing. The two presidents are not yielding grounds. There have been reports of violence, attacks and deaths in Ivory Coast. I am not an expert on Ivory Coast but I’m not impressed with the experiment… Continue Reading “War Brewing in West Africa”

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