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Papiss Cisse scores goal and pays tribute to Cheick Tiote on day of his funeral: “I love you, Cheicky, forever Tiote.”
Left out of the Newcastle squad v Sunderland, Seydou Doumbia has now gone AWOL from the Ivory Coast squad.
Cheick Tiote wasn’t even fit enough for bench duty last night, raising the possibility he could be out longer than first thought with his ankle injury.
Ivory Coast Coach Herve Renard has confirmed Cheick Tiote missed the quarter final against Algeria with an ankle injury and is struggling to start tomorrow.
While Papiss Cisse should be available for Newcastle United’s visit to Hull on Saturday after Senegal’s elimination, Cheick Tiote is a different matter.
The African Cup of Nations kicks off this Sunday 18 January and you can watch every match live, featuring both Papiss Cisse and Cheick Tiote.
Cheick Tiote missing for up to 6 weeks in the new year, the Newcastle midfielder confirmed today in the Ivory Coast squad to compete in the African Nations.
More bad news out of Africa as Cheick Tiote’s Ivory Coast qualifies for the African Cup of Nations finals, as well as Algeria (Abeid) and Senegal (Cisse).
After his part in Ivory Coast’s exit from the World Cup, Cheick Tiote and teammates took a major step today towards African Cup of Nations qualification.
Just so you don’t miss any of the action, here is our complete schedule to England’s schedule at World Cup 2014, as well as all the competing NUFC players.
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