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Romaric dropped by Ivory Coast

Sevilla and Ivory Coast midfielder Koffi Ndri Romaric
Sevilla's Koffi Ndri Romaric has been dropped by Ivory Coast

Sevilla's Koffi Ndri Romaric has not been included in the Ivory Coast squad for January's Africa Cup of Nations.

The midfielder has reportedly been dropped by Bosnian coach Vahid Halilhodzic for disciplinary issues.

Asec Mimosas' keeper Vincent De Paul Angban is the only one of the Angola-bound squad playing in Ivory Coast.

The Elephants begin their Group B campaign on 11 January against fellow World Cup finalists Ghana as well as Burkina Faso and Togo.

Ivory Coast Squad:

Goalkeepers: Boubacar Barry (Lokeren, Belgium), Aristide Zogbo (Maccabi Netanya/Israel), Vincent De Paul Angban (Asec Mimosas)

Defenders: Kolo Toure (Manchester City, England), Emmanuel Eboue (Arsenal, England), Guy Demel (SV Hamburg, Germany), Souleman Bamba (Hibernian, Scotland), Benjamin Angoua Brou (Kispest Honved, Hungary), Arthur Boka (VfB Stuttgart, Germany), Abdoulaye Meite (West Bromwich Albion, England), Siaka Tiene (Valenciennes, France)

Midfielders: Yaya Toure (Barcelona, Spain), Didier Zokora (Sevilla, Spain), Emmanuel Kouamatien Kone (International Curtea of Arges, Romania), Cheik Ismael Tiote (FC Twente, Holland), Emerse Fae (Nice, France), Jean-Jacques Gosso Gosso (AS Monaco, France)

Forwards: Didier Drogba (Chelsea, England), Salomon Kalou (Chelsea, England), Bakari Kone (Marseille, France), Kader Keita (Galatasaray, Turkey), Aruna Dindane (Portsmouth, England), Gervais Yao Kouassi 'Gervinho' (Lille, France)

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