Sabri Lamouchi, the head coach of Ivory Coast unveiled 23-man roster for 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
He has trimed to 23 the 28-man preliminary roster announced some days ago.
Seydou Doumbia, Brice Dja Djédjé, Lacina Traoré, Benjamin Angoua et Badra Ali are left out.
CSKA Moscou’s Seydou Doumbia was also victim of competition inthe group of strickers containing Drogba, Gervinho, Salomon Kalou and even Wilfried Bony. The CSKA Moscow Player will miss onece again world cup tournament after 2010.
The 5 players will leave the Group and will be absent for the next friendly game against the El Salvador, June 5 in Frisco Texas.
Côte d’Ivoire, will play in Group C, June 14 against Japan in Recife, before facing the Colombia on 19 June in Brasilia and then Greece, on 24 June in Fortaleza.
Côte d’Ivoire 23-man roster for Brazil 2014
Goalkeepers:Boubacar Barry (Lokeren/BEL), Sayouba Mandé (Stabaek/NOR), Sylvain Gbohouo (Séwé San Pedro/CIV)
Defenders : Kolo Touré (Liverpool/ENG), Arthur Boka (Stuttgart/GER), Jean-Daniel Akpa Akpro (Toulouse/FRA), Serge Aurier (Toulouse/FRA), Ousmane Viera Diarrassouba (Caykur Rizespor/TUR), Didier Zokora (Trabzonspor/TUR), Constant Djakpa (Francfort/GER), Bamba Souleymane (Trabzonspor/TUR)
Midfielders: Ismaël Diomandé (AS Saint-Etienne/FRA), Max Gradel (AS Saint-Etienne/FRA), Yaya Touré (Manchester City/ENG), Ismaël Cheick Tioté (Newcastle/ENG),Geoffroy Serey Dié (FC Bâle/SUI), Didier Ya Konan (Hanovre 96/GER)
Strikers : Didier Drogba (Galatasaray/TUR), Gervinho (AS Rome/ITA), Salomon Kalou (Lille/FRA), Wilfried Bony (Swansea/ENG), Giovanni Sio (FC Bâle/SUI), Mathis Bolly (Düsseldorf/GER)