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Chelsea's Drogba, Kalou named in Ivory Coast squad

Chelsea stars Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou were both named in Sven-Goran Eriksson's Ivory Coast 30-man provisional for next month's World Cup in South Africa.

Joining the Premiership-winning Blues pair are fellow Premier League stars Kolo Toure from Manchester City, Emmanuel Eboue of Arsenal, Wigan's Steve Gohouri and Portsmouth striker Aruna Dindane.

30-man Ivory Coast squad for 2010 World Cup


Boubacar Barry (Lokeren) Vincent Angban (ASEC Mimosas) Daniel Yeboah (ASEC Mimosas) Aristide Zogbo (Maccabi Netanya)


Souleman Bamba (Hibernian) Arthur Boka (Stuttgart) Emmanuel Eboué (Arsenal) Abdoulaye Méïté (West Bromwich Albion) Siaka Tiéné (Valenciennes) Kolo Touré (Manchester City) Guy Demel (Hamburg) Steve Gohouri (Wigan Athletic) Benjamin Angoua (Valenciennes)


Emerse Fae (Nice) Romaric (Sevilla) Cheick Tioté (Twente) Yaya Touré (Barcelona) Gilles Yapi Yapo (Young Boys) Didier Zokora (Sevilla) Kanga Akalé (Lens) Emmanuel Koné (Cluj)


Aruna Dindane (Portsmouth) Seydou Doumbia (CSKA Moscow) Didier Drogba (Chelsea) Salomon Kalou (Chelsea) Abdul Keïta (Galatasaray) Bakari Koné (Marseille) Gervinho (Lille) Jean-Jacques Gosso Gosso (Monaco) Lacina Traoré (Cluj)

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