Posts Tagged Ivory Coast

1 dead, 3 wounded in Guinea after grenade thrown at fans

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Authorities in the West African nation of Guinea say one person is dead and three others seriously wounded after someone threw a grenade into a crowd of people watching a televised soccer match.

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Ivory Coast, Cameroon hang on for 1-1 draws at African Cup

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Both the Ivory Coast and Cameroon came into the day as big favorites at the African Cup of Nations, and both finished it happy just to avoid losing.

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Ivory Coast rallies to draw 1-1 with Guinea at African Cup

Ivory Coast's Serge Wilfried, right, is tackled by Guinea's Ibrahima Traore' during their African Cup of Nations Group D soccer match in Estadio De Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Tuesday Jan. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Yaya Toure and his heavily favored Ivory Coast teammates struggled to a 1-1 draw against Guinea on Tuesday in their opening match at the African Cup of Nations.

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African Cup: No major problems so far

A worker paints the walls of Estadio De Malabo, ahead of group D soccer matches at the ongoing Africa Nations Cup in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.  (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — African Cup of Nations organizers got through the first round of group games without any serious problems — unlike heavyweight teams Ghana and Ivory Coast.

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