Victor Moses and Kolo Toure had cause for celebration on Saturday as their respective countries secured qualification for next summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Reds defender Toure played the full 90 minutes as Ivory Coast earned a 1-1 draw against Senegal and therefore a 4-2 aggregate victory over two legs.
Earlier in the day, Moses converted a first-half penalty as Nigeria booked...
Defender Kolo Toure has been recalled for Ivory Coast's World Cup playoff against Senegal.
The Liverpool defender was picked in a squad of 24 by coach Sabri Lamouchi for the first leg against the Senegalese next weekend. The second leg is in November, with the aggregate winner claiming a place as one of Africa's five representatives at the World Cup in Brazil.
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October 04, 2013
Originally posted on Top-soccer.comUsually defenders don’t get along with strikers and the same could be said for strikers, but as you can see in the animated GIF below there is quite some affection.
These two players or more specifically, Kolo Toure and Emanuele Giaccherini seem to redefine the relationship between defenders and strikers with their playful act during Sunderland...
Kolo Toure believes team spirit rather than individual talent will be key if Liverpool are to keep up the early pace in the Premier League .
Liverpool have begun their Premier League campaign with three successive 1-0 wins, including beating champions Manchester United at Anfield last time out.
The three victories have put Liverpool on top of the Premier League as they prepare...
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure
Liverpool Boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Ivorian defender Kolo Toure could come back from injury in time for his side’s home game against Manchester United.
The defender was stretchered off during Tuesday’s Capital One cup match against Notts County but the Liverpool manager believes that he could still be fit for Sunday, although on-loan...
Brendan Rodgers is hopeful Martin Skrtel will be fit in time to face Manchester United on Sunday after admitting he feared the worst over a groin injury sustained by Kolo Toure in the 4-2 win over Notts County.
The Ivorian defender was stretchered off with the game at 2-2 and is now a doubt for the weekend, along with Joe Allen and Aly Cissokho.
“Kolo Toure, we need to assess it...
Ivorian defender Kolo Toure
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure believes victory over Stoke City is a positive sign of things to come for the club.
The Ivorian centre-back believes the level of performance suggests positive times ahead.
The former Manchester City player told the Liverpool Echo: “We had some chances to kill the game and didn’t take them but we got the three points...
Kolo Toure with Liverpool team mates
Liverpool signing Kolo Toure is convinced they can challenge for the Premier League title.
Toure was asked if it was too much to shoot for the top three this season.
He told the Daily Mail: “No, we can win the league in the next few years. The mentality is right, there are some good players and this club have such a great history. This team...
Liverpool are lining up a free transfer move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure, according to reports on Monday evening.
Toure is out of contract at City this summer and it is unlikely he will be offered a new deal to extend his stay at the Etihad Stadium.
The news has alerted a host of clubs across Europe to Toure's availability on a free transfer this summer.
Kolo Toure admits he could be tempted to make a move to France after falling out of favour at Manchester City.
The Ivory Coast defender has spent the last three years at the Etihad Stadium, helping City to FA Cup and Premier League successes.
He has, however, slipped down the pecking order of late and has been restricted to just three appearances so far this season.