Ivory Coast AFCON Team 2024: Squad, Fixtures, and Expectations

Ivory Coast alongside 23 other countries have secured their tickets for the African Cup of Nations tournament in January 2024. This guide will discuss the Ivory Coast AFCON team and what to expect from them when the competition commences.

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Ivory Coast – AFCON Team Details 

All things being equal, Manager Jean-Louis Gasset will take charge of the Ivory Coast AFCON team as they seek another title. He will decide on the players that will grace the occasion between 13 January – 11 February 2024.

Several top players playing in top clubs in Europe are sure to make the team, as Ivory Coast look to win on home soil.

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Ivory Coast AFCON Betting Odds 

The table below highlights the 2024 AFCON betting odds.

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Ivory Coast AFCON 2024 Squad

The Ivory Coast 2024 AFCON squad isn’t known yet. However, we should expect at least a 23-man list of players to make this tournament.

Sébastien Haller, Franck Kessie, Karim Konate, Ibrahim Sangare, Eric Bailly and Serge Aurier are likely players that Jean-Louis Gasset will include in the Ivory Coast squad.

Ivory Coast AFCON 2024 Predictions 

It is crucial to follow the correct predictions for the 2024 AFCON tournament to help you get the best out of your bets. Here, we will analyze a few Ivory Coast 2024 AFCON predictions.

Home Ground

AFCON teams like Ghana, Nigeria, Algeria and Tunisia have all won this title on home soil. With this in mind, Ivory Coast will also push to do the same.

While we may not be able to predict exactly how far they will go in the tournament, playing on familiar terrain and environment will be helpful in their journey. Also, more spectators will be backing them, which is a plus.

Quality of Players

The Ivorian team have always had exceptional talents in their squad, and it won’t be different this time.

With the quality of players in the team, they could match any other team in the competition. Hence, the experience of these players could push them to the final.

Manager’s Record Coming into the Competition

Jean-Louis Gasset took charge of this team in May 2022 and has had a decent outing so far. When writing this piece, he recorded 7 wins out of 10, losing just 2.

Also, despite automatically qualifying as the host nation, they finished their qualification stage with 13 points from 6 games. 

These statistics show that the coach has what it takes to manage his team and win games. With the experience and knowledge of Gasset, they could go on to win their 3rd AFCON title. 

Where Can I Watch Matches of the Ivory Coast in Kenya?

Many betting sites, including 1xBet, will provide a streaming link for Kenyan bettors to watch the Ivorian National Team. They can also watch via various cable TV stations in the country.

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History of Ivory Coast Team in AFCON

Ivory Coast are AFCON regular, making this edition their 25th appearance in the competition. Legends like Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, Salomon Kalou, Gervinho, Abdoulaye Traore and Max Gradel made the Ivory Coast teams for years, with Gradel being the only active most capped player.

The Ivory Coast team have been crowned AFCON Champions twice, in 1992 and 2015.

However, this only tells a part of the story of how they’ve been a brilliant side since the tournament was first held in 1957. Apart from winning the AFCON twice, they were second on 2 occasions and 3rd on 4 occasions.

Their most recent triumph, which was in 2015, saw them defeat the likes of Cameroon and Algeria before beating Ghana on Penalties to lift their second title.

Coming into this edition (34th edition) with 4 wins from 6 in the qualifiers, there’s no denying that they are a threat to other AFCON teams.

Ivory Coast AFCON 2024 Teams FAQs

Below are common questions about the Ivory Coast team.

Didier Drogba is the all-time top goalscorer for Ivory Coast, netting 65 goals in 105 appearances. With Drogba retired, Max Gradel is the only active Ivorian player with most goals, scoring 17 in 105 appearances.

Since they are the host team, the organizers will automatically place Ivory Coast in Group A.

Ivory Coast has a good chance of winning the AFCON 2024. They have a great squad and have a wonderful experience of this tournament.

Jean-Louis Gasset is the coach of the Ivory Coast team.