The Ivory Coast national football team (French: Équipe de football de Côte d’Ivoire, recognized as Côte d’Ivoire by FIFA) represents Ivory Coast in men’s international football. Nicknamed the Elephants, the team is managed by the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF). Until 2005, their greatest accomplishment was winning the 1992 African Cup of Nations against Ghana on penalties at the Stade Léopold Sédar Senghor in Dakar, Senegal. Their second success came in 2015, again defeating Ghana on penalties in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. The team represents both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF). The team had their best run between 2006 and 2014 when they qualified for three consecutive FIFA World Cups.
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