Man City midfielder Toure angry over lack of coverage for Ivory Coast exit

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has hit out at the media for not covering Ivory Coast's World Cup elimination.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has hit out at the media for not covering Ivory Coast's World Cup elimination.

The Elephants were knocked out in the last minute of their final group game against Greece when Georgios Samaras converted a disputed penalty.

Toure insists their exit has been brushed under the carpet.

"I desperately wanted the referee to spot the simulation of Samaras," told France Football.

"Once again, the refereeing was not on our side. We had at least two penalties turned down during our game against Japan.

"And this time, one is invented against Greece. Of course, it does not upset anyone because it only concerns an African team.

"Who really cares about the injustices of an African team? This mistake deprives us of something huge. It is a scandal that unfortunately does not seem to bother many people."

 
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