Eric Bailly has become the latest player from the Ivory Coast to play in the Premier League - but who are the others?
Didier Drogba has strongly denied any wrongdoing at his Foundation charity, telling SSN HQ that newspaper claims to the contrary are "disrespectful".
Didier Drogba has criticised PSG's decision to suspend Ivory Coast compatriot Serge Aurier over homophobic comments made online.
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang has been crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2015, ahead of Yaya Toure and Andre Ayew.
Yaya Toure could win his fifth African Footballer of the Year award after being announced among this year's finalists.
Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony will misses Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifying double-header against Liberia.