Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Players in Europe

This is a listing of the impressively vast amount of players from the Ivory Coast that are currently playing their soccer for clubs in European leagues.

All of the players listed in Orange started their careers at the famous African club ASEC Mimosas in the Ivory Coast.



FW - Guie Gneki Abraham - Budapest Honvéd (Hungary)
MF - Kanga Akale - Recreativo Huelva (Spain)
FW - Ibrahima Bakayoko - PAOK Thessaloniki FC (Greece)
FW - Yacouba Bamba - FK Khazar Lenkoran (Azerbaijan)
DF - Arthur Boka - VfB Stuttgart (Germany)
FW - Suleyman Camara - FK Karvan (Azerbaijan)
FW - Sekou Cissé - Roda JC (Netherlands)
GK - Boubacar Barry - KSC Lokeren (Belgium)
MF - Kafoumba Coulibaly - OGC Nice (France)
FW - Maurice-Junior Dalé - Auxerre (France)
DF - Guy Demel - Hamburger SV (Germany)
MF - Serge Dié - Ajaccio (France.2)
FW - Aruna Dindane - RC Lens (France)
DF - Constant Djapka - Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)
MF - Thierry Doubai - BSC Young Boys (Switzerland)
FW - Sindou Dosso - Nyíregyházi Spartacus FC (Hungary)
FW - Didier Drogba - Chelsea (England)
DF - Emmanuel Eboue - Arsenal (England)
MF - Emerse Faé - OGC Nice (loan; France)
FW - Ismaël Béko Fofana - Fredrikstad FK (loan; Norway)
MF - Gaossou Fofana - Academica de Coimbra (Portugal)
FW - Guy Gnabouyou - Marseille (France)
DF - Steve Gohouri - Borussia Mönchengladbach (Germany)
DF - Dacosta Goore - FC Luch-Energia Vladivostok (Russia)
MF - Jean-Jacques Gosso - FC Ashdod (Israel)
MF - Tchiressoua Guel - Ironi Kiryat Shmona (Israel)
MF - Did'dy Guela - Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
MF - Koni Jakreta - Hapoel Petah Tikva FC (Israel)
FW - Salomon Kalou - Chelsea (England)
FW - Youssouf Kamara - FC Argeş Piteşti (Romania)
FW - Kader Keïta - Lyon (France)
FW - Axel Cedric Konan - Lecce (Italy.2)
MF - Didier Ya Konan - Rosenborg BK (Norway)
FW - Arouna Koné - Sevilla FC (Spain)
FW - Bakari Koné - OGC Nice (France)
MF - Emmanuel Koné - CFR Cluj (Romania)
MF - Konan Serge Kouadio - Fredrikstad FK (loan; Norway)
FW - Gervais Yao Kouassi - Le Mans (France)
FW - Élie Kroupi - Levadiakos FC (Greece)
DF - Igor Lolo - KRC Genk (Belgium)
MF - Christian Manfredini - Lazio (Italy)
MF - Koffi Ndri Romaric - Sevilla FC (Spain)
FW - Boubacar Sanogo - Werder Bremen (Germany)
MF - Roméo Affessi Séka - RAEC Mons (Belgium)
FW - Doumbia Seydou - BSC Young Boys (Switzerland)
MF - Taina Adama Soro - MTZ-RIPO Minsk (Belarus)
MF - Siaka Tiéné - Valenciennes FC (France)
MF - Cheik Tioté - FC Twente (Netherlands)
MF - Adolphe Tohoua - Excelsior Mouscron (Belgium)
DF - Kolo Touré - Arsenal (England)
MF - Yaya Touré - FC Barcelona (Spain)
MF - Abdou Razack Traoré - Rosenborg BK (Norway)
FW - Kandia Traoré - Sochaux (France)
FW - Arsène Vouho - Academica (Portugal)
MF - Gilles Yapi Yapo - BSC Young Boys (Switzerland)
MF - Venance Zézé - Metalist Kharkiv (Ukraine)
FW - François Zoko - Gençlerbirliği OFTAŞ (Turkey)
MF - Didier Zokora - Tottenham Hotspur (England)
DF - Marco Zoro - SL Benfica (Portugal)


Forwards - 24
Midfielders - 25
Defenders - 9
Goalkeepers - 1

2 comments:

  1. This is a very impressive and extensive list but you left out at least two major contributors of the Ivory Coast squad: Kanga Akale (Recreativo Huelva, Spain, on loan from Marseille), and Aruna Dindane (RC Lens, France).

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