Jan. 4 – President of Qatar Football Association says country would entertain official requests for winter World Cup … President of FIFA offers condolences to Ivory Coast … More inside this Newsdesk …
Oct. 16 – Confederation of African Football disqualifies Senegal from the 2013 tournament after the country’s fans went on a violent rampage in a play-off against Ivory Coast… The 15 teams to join hosts South Africa are now confirmed. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
Feb. 9 – Zhang Jilong says he’s ready and willing to take complete charge of the AFC.. FIFA extends worldwide sanction to 26 players, coaches and officials following match-fixing investigations… Ivory Coast and Zambia will meet in final of Africa Cup of Nations. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
9/6/2010 Five-time world champions Brazil and Sven Goran-Eriksson’s Ivory Coast are the latest countries profiled in our 32-team guide to the World Cup.