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Côte d'Ivoire is one of the black continent teams predicted to a lot of talk at the World Cup in 2010.

This country has a series of world class players that play in Europe, including Chelsea striker duo Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou, who is the attacker that scary.

Drogba was always there when her team needs a victory. Drogba scored in the 70th minute when Ivory Coast 3-2 win over Burkina Faso opportunity to secure his team to the World Cup. Solo goal against Malawi prevent his team from defeat, as well as add value to the Ivory Coast.

In midfield there was Didier Zokora, Yaya Toure, Bakary Kone and Marseille midfielder that all three are ready to bite anyone in midfield.

While the trio of Emmanuel Eboue, Kolo Toure and the Ivory Coast Arthur Boka making became one of the best defensive team in Africa.

Once they get bad results in World Cup Germany by directly eliminated in the first round, Didier Drogba and his friends should be able to prove yourself the quality of his team.

At the time the Germans, they were in the group of death, along with Argentina, Holland and Serbia-Montenegro. They swallow the defeat of the giants Argentina and Holland, before being able to cope with Serbia-Montenegro.

More experience and a bit of luck in the lottery, will lead a team that Sven Goran Eriksson has now raised this to a higher level than before.

Drogba was the captain of the team, felt his team had played well in Germany. They're just less fortunate because it was in the group that occupied the two soccer giants. Now, he is optimistic his team will be better at the World Cup in 2010.

"I think with experience like this, it is possible to do better than that in South Africa in 2010. Maybe we'll reach the quarterfinals and semifinals, it's something we can get," said the scorer's the ivory Coast.

They are not invincible during his trip to South Africa in the qualifying round. They were able to overcome Burkina Faso, Malawi and Guinea.

Before trained Eriksson, Côte d'Ivoire Vahid Halihodzic trained. Eriksson himself accompany the newly appointed Drogba and his friends on March 28, 2010.

A row of famous coaches such as Guus Hiddink and Bernd Schuster could be issued which will replace Halihodzic started to train in the Ivory Coast in 2008.

Bosnian coach was sacked because of disappointing results obtained in the Ivory Coast in 2010 African Nations Cup where his team were only able to reach the quarterfinals.

Eriksson admitted can not wait to assist Côte d'Ivoire at the World Cup. "That's the World Cup with a good team, many players are good too, I can not wait," said Eriksson told TalkSport quoted as saying.

Although only able to reach the quarterfinals, Côte d'Ivoire has a few good records as being the only team that never failed to score in World Cup matches.

They also always scored in the first minute at the World Cup in 2006. The six goals that they print at the moment it was born before minute 40.

Ivory Coast also became the only national team in World Cup play in 2006 that all foreign troops. (*)



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