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Gervinho sidelined with thigh tear

Gervinho (Image credit: AFP)

Roma striker Gervinho has been ruled out for three weeks with a thigh muscle tear, denting the Serie A side’s hopes of a second place finish this season. A statement by the club said: “Gervinho underwent tests which revealed a first grade tear in his right thigh. He will likely be unavailable for three weeks. From tomorrow, he will begin ...

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AFCON 2015: 10-man Cote d’Ivoire draw with Guinea

Yaya Toure (in orange)  in a contest with a Guinean player

Ivory Coast fought back to draw their Africa Cup of Nations opener with Guinea, despite having Gervinho sent off early in the second half. Guinea took a 36th-minute lead when Mohamed Yattara volleyed in. Ex-Arsenal striker Gervinho, who had hit the bar in the first half, was dismissed on 58 minutes for a slap. Ibrahima Traore almost doubled the lead ...

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Ivory Coast still best in Africa – Gervinho


– Flying Cote d’Ivoire winger Gervinho believes the Elephants are still the leading team in Africa despite failing to survive their group at the World Cup in Brazil. In addition to their World Cup disappointment, the Ivoirians have been knocked off the top of the continental rankings after a three-year stranglehold by new leaders Algeria who have now been number one for the past three ...

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