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Côte d'Ivoire
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Nickname Les Éléphants
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The Elephants)
Association Fédération Ivoirienne de Football
Coach Henri Michel
Most caps Didier Drogba (29)
Top scorer Didier Drogba (21)
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First international
Côte d'Ivoire 3 - 2 Benin
(Madagascar13 April 1960)
Largest win
Côte d'Ivoire 6 - 0 Mali
(AbidjanCôte d'Ivoire13 March 1985)
Côte d'Ivoire 6 - 0 Botswana
(AbidjanCôte d'Ivoire11 October 1992)
Côte d'Ivoire 6 - 0 Niger
(AbidjanCôte d'Ivoire15 July 2000)
Côte d'Ivoire 6 - 0 Madagascar
(AbidjanCôte d'Ivoire1 July 2001)
Worst defeat
Côte d'Ivoire 2 - 6 Ghana
(Côte d'Ivoire2 May 1971)
 Malawi 5 - 1 Côte d'Ivoire
(Malawi6 July 1974)
World Cup
Appearances 1 (First in 2006)
Best result -
African Nations Cup
Appearances 16 (First in 1965)
Best result Winners, 1992

The Côte d'Ivoire national football team, nicknamed Les Éléphants (The Elephants), is the national team of Côte d'Ivoire and is controlled by the Fédération Ivoirienne de Football. Until 2005, their greatest accomplishment was winning the 1992 African Nations Cup against Ghana on penalties at the Stade de l'Amitie in DakarSenegal. On October 82005, they qualified for the 2006 World Cup finals, marking their first appearance on the sport's greatest stage.

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