Côte d’Ivoire international striker Sebastian Haller

Sebastien Haller welcomes pressure to deliver the AFCON title on home soil

As the curtain comes down on the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Abidjan today, all eyes will be on the poster boy of this tournament and Côte d’Ivoire international striker Sebastian Haller.

Cote d’Ivoire midfielder  Willy Boly

Willy Boly confident, but not arrogant ahead of Super Eagles showdown

After hosts Cote d’Ivoire sealed qualification for the AFCON final on Sunday to face Nigeria at the Olympic Stadium in Abidjan, defender Willy Boly said they were confident – but not arrogant.

Cote d’Ivoire midfielder Michaël Seri

Relentless attitude part of Cote d’Ivoire’s strength – Michaël Seri

Cote d’Ivoire midfielder Michaël Seri says their relentless spirit is part of the reason why they now find themselves in AFCON final - where they will face Nigeria on Sunday at the Olympic Stadium.

Ivory Coast Interim coach Emerse Faé

It’s my obligation to win AFCON – Emerse Faé

Emerse Faé, who last month parachuted to being head coach of Cote d’Ivoire following the sacking of Jean-Louis Gasset in the group stages of the Africa Cup of Nations, is a proud Ivorian.

Bafana Bafana celebrate after scoring against Morocco

Legendary Jojo Bell applauds AFCON standards with semis looming

Former Cameroon goalkeeper Joseph-Antoine Bell says this could very well be the best AFCON tournament he has witnessed.

Salomon Kalou of the Ivory Coast looks on in the rain during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between the Ivory Coast and Japan at Arena Pernambuco on June 14, 2014 in Recife, Bra

Salomon Kalou encouraged by Cote d’Ivoire resurgence ahead of Mali tie

AFCON hosts Cote d’Ivoire looked dead and buried after losing twice in the group stages, but since eliminating Senegal they’ve given former striker Salomon Kalou belief they can become champions.