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Roberto Martinez strikes right balance for Belgium’s ‘golden generation’

Roberto Martinez has emphatically silenced those who doubted whether he was the right man to lead Belgium’s “golden generation” in their bid for World Cup glory following his struggles with Premier League club Everton.
The Cote d'Ivoire have named Ibrahim Kamara as their new head coach

Cote d’Ivoire unveil Ibrahim Kamara as head coach

The Elephants parted ways with Wilmots in November following the Belgian's failure to secure World Cup qualification, and have opted for Kamara as the man to secure the West Africans' spot at the 2019 African Cup of Nations.
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Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard score two each in Belgian rout

Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard became only the fifth pair of teammates to each score two goals under the World Cup's current format as Belgium moved closer to securing passage to the knockout rounds with an easy 5-2 dismissal of Tunisia in Moscow.

England expects as dark horses Belgium launch World Cup campaign

“First and foremost we are going to want to attack the game, we feel like we are going to have a lot of possession of the ball,” the Tottenham forward said.

Harry Kane: We are going to attack against Tunisia

England open their World Cup campaign on Monday seeking to banish memories of dismal performances in recent tournaments as Belgium’s “Golden Generation” kick off as dark-horse challengers.

Thibaut Courtois to challenge ex-Belgium coach Marc Wilmots’ leak claims in court

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and his father, Thierry, said they will initiate legal proceedings against former Belgium coach Marc Wilmots after he repeated claims the two leaked sensitive team information during Euro 2016.

Cote d’Ivoire deny Frank de Boer appointment

The Ivorian Football Federation have labelled reports linking Dutch gaffer Frank de Boer with the national team's vacant managerial role as 'unfounded'.

Marc Wilmots leaves Ivory Coast coaching job

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots has left his job "by mutual agreement".

Morocco, Tunisia take different paths to World Cup

North African nations Morocco and Tunisia took contrasting routes Saturday as they qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Morocco stun Ivory Coast to join Tunisia in qualifying for World Cup

Morocco stunned Ivory Coast 2-0 to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, while Tunisia also booked their ticket to Russia on Saturday.

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots calls for unity ahead of Morocco clash

Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots has called for unity ahead of his team’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Morocco next month.

WCQ: Kolo Toure appointed as Ivory Coast assistant coach

Kolo Toure has been appointed as part of the coaching staff for the Ivory Coast's senior national team.

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