With four continents represented in Group C, can the Ivory Coast come out victorious? After drawing into the Group of Death four years ago, the Elephants from the African nation got lucky by drawing into a fairly mediocre group in the 2014 World Cup.
The oddsmakers have the Ivory Coast listed at 125/1 to win the tournament, the best hope for the title going to the African continent.
How Did Ivory Coast?
Ivory Coast ended group C of the CAF qualifiers undefeated with four wins and two draws by beating Morocco, Tanzania and Gambia. They also scored 15 goals while allowing only five against.
What are Ivory Coast Betting Odds in the 2014 World Cup?
- To Win The Tournament +12500
- To Reach the Final: +6600
- To Win Group C: +400
- To Qualify: +110
- Not To Qualify: -125
- To Finish Last In Group C: +225
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Tournament: +25000
- To Be the Highest Scoring team in the Group: +300
Who are Ivory Coast opponents in the 2014 World Cup?
Côte d’Ivoire are second favorites to win Group C at +400. They will have to beat out Colombia (-115), Japan (+450) and Greece (+900) to advance.
What is Ivory Coast schedule For The 2014 World Cup?
The Elephants start their 2014 World Cup bid on June 15 as +162 favorites on the money line against Japan (+190) at the Arena Pernambuco, in Recife.
On June 19, Colombia (+100) and Ivory Coast (+350) clash in what should be the best game of the group, at the Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha, in Brasília.
The last presentation in the group stage have the Africans as favorites on June 24 against Greece (+229), listed at +140 to win at the Estádio Castelão, in Fortaleza.
What’s Ivory Coast Official Slogan For The 2014 World Cup?
“Elephants Charging Towards Brazil!”
Ivory Coast’s Roster for the 2014 World Cup?
GOALKEEPERS : Boubacar Barry (Lokeren), Sylvain Gbohouo (Sewe San Pedro), Sayouba Mande (Stabaek), Badra Ali Sangare (ASEC Mimosas)
DEFENDERS : Serge Aurier (Toulouse), Benjamin Angoua (Valenciennes), Brice Dja Djedje (Marseille), Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro (Toulouse), Didier Zokora (Trabzonspor), Kolo Toure (Liverpool), Souleman Bamba (Trabzonspor), Arthur Boka (Stuttgart), Constant Djakpa (Eintracht Frankfurt), Ousmane Viera (Rizespor).
MIDFIELDERS : Cheik Tiote (Newcastle), Serey Die (FC Basel), Ismael Diomande (Saint-Etienne), Didier Ya Konan (Hannover), Yaya Toure (Manchester City), Max Gradel (Saint-Etienne), Mathis Bolly (Fortuna Dusseldorf).
FORWARDS : Didier Drogba (Galatasaray), Wilfried Bony (Swansea), Gervinho (Roma), Salomon Kalou (Lille), Lacina Traore (Everton), Giovanni Sio (FC Basel), Seydou Doumbia (CSKA Moscow).
Who’s Ivory Coast Most Important Player in the 2014 World Cup?
Don’t think Didier Drogba. His best years are behind him. The key player for this team is Yaya Touré, Manchester City’s star midfielder! He is one of the most intelligent and underrated players in the tournament.
What are Ivory Coast Betting Trends For the 2014 World Cup?
- Ivory Coast is going to their third World Cup; they have not advanced in the previous two tournaments, but for obvious reasons; in 2006, they shared a group with Argentina, Netherlands and Serbia & Montenegro, and in 2010 they were grouped with Brazil, Portugal and North Korea.
- Ivory Coast has two wins, one draw and three losses in World Cup six games, scoring nine goals and allowing nine.
- Ivory Coast and Japan have met three times on international friendlies. The Elephants have a 1-2 record against the Japanese.
- Ivory Coast has never played Colombia or Greece.
How far will Ivory Coast go?
The Elephants not only have a shot of advancing to the next round, but to win the group. They will likely face one of: Italy, England, Uruguay or Costa Rica in the second round.
Updated Odds to Win 2014 FIFA World Cup:
- Brazil 3/1
- Argentina 9/2
- Germany 11/2
- Spain 13/2
- Belgium 14/1
- France 20/1
- Italy 22/1
- Uruguay 22/1
- Colombia 25/1
- Netherlands 25/1
- England 28/1
- Portugal 28/1
- Chile 40/1
- Russia 66/1
- Mexico 100/1
- Switzerland 100/1
- USA 100/1
- Ecuador 125/1
- Ivory Coast 125/1
- Croatia 150/1
- Japan 150/1
- Bosnia-Herzegovina 200/1
- Ghana 200/1
- Greece 200/1
- Nigeria 250/1
- South Korea 300/1
- Australia 500/1
- Cameroon 500/1
- Algeria 1000/1
- Costa Rica 1000/1
- Honduras 1500/1
- Iran 1500/1