France put in a listless performance to draw 0-0 against the Ivory Coast in their international friendly on Tuesday. Manchester United's Paul Pogba failed to shine, while Chelsea star N'golo Kante continued to prove his worth.
The midfielder was the toast of the night, dominating the middle of the park in a match that ended in a stalemate.
Yaya Toure, one of the talisman for Manchester City, is currently weighing up his option of retiring from international football to prolong his club career at Manchester City.
The expansion of Africa Cup Of Nations' qualification process may lead to an increased unavailability of some African players for their clubs.
Chelsea FC striker Didier Drogba has decided to retire from international football after making 104 appearances for Ivory Coast.
Yaya Toure has escalated his feud with his club as he has now hit out with claims that Manchester City denied him the chance of meeting his dying brother.
England face Uruguay with World Cup dreams on the line, while one of Colombia and Ivory Coast could book their place in the next round from Group C.
World Cup 2014 Matchday 3 Preview – Colombia Take On Greece, Ivory Coast Face Off Against Japan and Group of Death kicks off.
TheHardTackle analyses Group C in the FIFA World Cup 2014, which has Columbia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan.
After reaching the finals at the cost of Ghana, Zambia did the unthinkable yet again by defeating the Didier Drogba-led Ivory Coast 8-7 in the final, after a nerve-wrecking penalty shootout. TheHardTackle presents the highlights of the tournament.