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Out-Of-Favour Yaya Recalled To Ivory Coast Squad

Yaya Toure Recalled To Ivory Coast Squad

By SL International - Mar 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, who has struggled for regular game time this season, has earned a recall to the Ivory Coast national side.

Read: France Announce Squad For Colombia & Russia Friendlies

The 35-year-old initially from international football in 2016, a year after helping the Elephants win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

However, the midfielder announced his return in December 2017 after the team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Toure tweeted back in 2017," I love my country and am available for national team selection. I want to help the next generation and use my experience to make all Ivorians proud!!

The Elephants will lock horns with  Togo and Moldavia on March 24 and 27 in the upcoming international break.

Ivory Coast squad:

Goalkeepers: Gbohouo Sylvain (TP Mazembé), Cissé Abdul Karim (Asec Mimosas), Sangaré Badra Ali (Free State Stars)
 
Defenders: Aurier Serge (Tottenham), Bagayoko Mamadou (FC Malines), Eric Bailly (Manchester United), Deli Simon (AC Sparta Prague), Kanon Wilfried (ADO La Haye)
 
Midfielders: Konan Ghislain (Victoria Guimarès), Coulibaly Wonlo (Asec Mimosas), Touré Yaya Gnégnéri (Manchester City FC), Gbamin Jean-Philippe (FC Maniz 05), Diomandé Ismaël (FC Caen), Assalé Roger (BSC Young Boys), Serey Dié (FC Bâle), Kessié Franck (AC Milan), Aholou Jean Eudes (RC Strasbourg), Séri Jean Michael (OGC Nice)
 
Forwards: Maxwel Cornet (Olympique Lyonnais), Gohi Bi Cyriac (Sivasspor SK), Max Alain Gradel (FC Toulouse), Pépé Nicolas (LOSC Lille), Sio Giovanni (Montpellier), Zaha Wilfried (Crystal Palace)
 
Do you think it's a good idea for Toure to be recalled? Have your say in the comment section below.


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