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Ivory Coast President rewards football team for their AFCON win


February 14, 2024

Celebrations for Ivory Coast’s football team continued on Tuesday as the country marked its victory in the Africa Cup of Nations.

Players, coaches, and officials were received by head of state, Alassane Ouattara, for a reception at the Presidential Palace.

The victorious Elephants, African champions in 2023, received medals from Ouattara and each members of the squad will pocket $82,000 (£65,000) and get a villa worth a similar amount

In the country’s National Order of Merit, team officials were awarded the rank of Commander, while the coaches and players were named Chevalier and officers.