Didier Drogba

Didier Drogba

Côte d’Ivoire coach Sabri Lamouchi has included big names Didier Drogba, Kolo and Yaya Toure, Gervinho, Didier Zokora, Salomon Kalou and Boubacar Barry in his provisional 28-player squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. Emmanuel Eboue and Siaka Tiene, along with midfielder Romaric N’Dri Koffi, missed the cut.

Côte d’Ivoire squad:

Goalkeepers: Boubacar Barry, Sayouba Mande, Sylvain Gbohouo, Ali Badra Sangare.

Defenders: Kolo Toure, Arthur Boka, Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro, Serge Aurier, Ousmane Viera Diarrassouba, Didier Zokora, Constant Djakpa, Brice Dja Djedje, Benjamin Angoua Brou, Bamba Souleymane.

Midfielders: Ismael Diomande, Max Gradel, Yaya Toure, Cheick Tiote, Geoffroy Serey Die, Didier Ya Konan.

Forwards: Didier Drogba, Gervinho, Salomon Kalou, Wilfried Bony, Giovanni Sio, Mathis Bolly, Seydou Doumbia, Lacina Traore.

* Squad lists are only official once they have been confirmed and published by FIFA on 16 May at 12:00 CET.