No Drogba or Eto'o, but Ebola and other problems remain for the final African Cup qualifiers scheduled across Africa.
The Ivory Coast government has decided to allow Sierra Leone's team to enter the country, giving the go-ahead for an AFCON qualifier.
Former Zambia coach Herve Renard has been appointed Ivory Coast coach, succeeding compatriot Sabri Lamouchi.
Former Zambia Africa Cup of Nations-winning coach, Herve Renard, could take charge of serial 'chokers' Ivory Coast this week.
Ivory Coast star Yaya Toure believes their 'scandalous' SWC exit has been overlooked because no-one cares about African teams.
The same string of problems occurs every SWC campaign that diverge an African teams or are African teams just not good enough.
Greece will attempt to shed their defensive-minded image at the SWC in order to prepare for the confident Costa Rica on Sunday.
Sabri Lamouchi has stepped down as Ivory Coast manager after failing to lead the side past the World Cup group stages.
A recap of the match between Greece and Ivory Coast where the winner went into the Round of 16.
Yaya Toure is considering switching clubs after numerous indifference's with the Premier League champions.
The President of the Ivory Coast has offered the cash incentive of a doubled win bonus to inspire Ivory Coast to SWC progression.
Ivory Coast will take a "very cautious" approach in their World Cup clash with Greece on Tuesday, coach Sabri Lamouchi said.
Yaya and Kolo Toure will have to shake off their grief over the death of their brother against Greece at the SWC.
Ivory Coast players Yaya and Kolo Toure will stay at the World Cup despite the death of their younger brother.
The Ivory Coast brothers Yaya and Kolo Toure have been rocked by the news that their brother Ibrahim Oyala Toure has passed away.