Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire, have appeared in the finals of the FIFA World Cup on three occasions in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

FIFA World Cup record

Year Round Position GP W D L GS GA
Uruguay 1930 Part of  France
Italy 1934
France 1938
Brazil 1950
Switzerland 1954
Sweden 1958
Chile 1962
England 1966
Mexico 1970
West Germany 1974 Did not qualify
Argentina 1978
Spain 1982 Did not enter
Mexico 1986 Did not qualify
Italy 1990
United States 1994
France 1998
South Korea Japan 2002
Germany 2006 Group stage 19th 3 1 0 2 5 6
South Africa 2010 17th 3 1 1 1 4 3
Brazil 2014 21st 3 1 0 2 4 5
Russia 2018 Did not qualify
Qatar 2022 TBD
Canada Mexico United States 2026
Total Group stage 3/21 9 3 1 5 13 14

Côte d'Ivoire at the 2006 FIFA World Cup

Group C

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Argentina 3 2 1 0 8 1 +7 7
 Netherlands 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2 7
 Ivory Coast 3 1 0 2 5 6 −1 3
 Serbia and Montenegro 3 0 0 3 2 10 −8 0
Argentina 2–1 Ivory Coast
Crespo Goal 24'
Saviola Goal 38'
(Report) Drogba Goal 82'

Netherlands 2–1 Ivory Coast
van Persie Goal 23'
van Nistelrooy Goal 27'
(Report) B. Koné Goal 39'

Ivory Coast 3–2 Serbia and Montenegro
Dindane Goal 37' (pen.)67'
Kalou Goal 86' (pen.)
(Report) Žigić Goal 10'
Ilić Goal 20'

Côte d'Ivoire at the 2010 FIFA World Cup

Group G

Main article: 2010 FIFA World Cup Group G

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1  Brazil 3 2 1 0 5 2 +3 7 Advance to knockout stage
2  Portugal 3 1 2 0 7 0 +7 5
3  Ivory Coast 3 1 1 1 4 3 +1 4
4  North Korea 3 0 0 3 1 12 −11 0
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tie-breaking criteria
Ivory Coast 0–0 Portugal
Report

Brazil 3–1 Ivory Coast
Luís Fabiano Goal 25'50'
Elano Goal 62'
Report Drogba Goal 79'
Soccer City, Johannesburg
Attendance: 84,455
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy (France)

North Korea 0–3 Ivory Coast
Report Y. Touré Goal 14'
Romaric Goal 20'
Kalou Goal 82'

Côte d'Ivoire at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Group C

Ivory Coast 2–1 Japan
Bony Goal 64'
Gervinho Goal 66'
Report Honda Goal 16'
Arena Pernambuco, Recife
Attendance: 40,267
Referee: Enrique Osses (Chile)

Colombia 2–1 Ivory Coast
Rodríguez Goal 64'
Quintero Goal 70'
Report Gervinho Goal 73'

Greece 2–1 Ivory Coast
Samaris Goal 42'
Samaras Goal 90+3' (pen.)
Report Bony Goal 74'
Estádio Castelão, Fortaleza
Attendance: 59,095
Referee: Carlos Vera (Ecuador)

Record Players

Yaya Touré is the only Ivorian player who has been fielded in all nine matches from 2006 to 2014, making him the lone record player at World Cup finals for his country.

No. Name Matches World Cups
1 Yaya Touré 9 2006, 2010 and 2014
2 Didier Drogba 8 2006, 2010 and 2014
Didier Zokora 8 2006, 2010 and 2014
4 Boubacar Barry 7 2006, 2010 and 2014
Arthur Boka 7 2006, 2010 and 2014
6 Aruna Dindane 6 2006 and 2010
Emmanuel Eboué 6 2006 and 2010
Kolo Touré 6 2006, 2010 and 2014
Gervinho 6 2010 and 2014
Salomon Kalou 6 2010 and 2014
Cheick Tioté 6 2010 and 2014

Top goalscorers

No. Name Goals World Cups
1 Aruna Dindane 2 2006
Didier Drogba 2 2006 and 2010
Wilfried Bony 2 2014
Gervinho 2 2014
5 Bonaventure Kalou 1 2006
Bakari Koné 1 2006
Salomon Kalou 1 2010
Romaric 1 2010
Yaya Touré 1 2010

References

  1. ^ "Referee designations for matches 1–16" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 5 June 2010. Retrieved 5 June 2010.