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Aristide Bancey retires from football after incredible career

Aristide Bancey retires from football after incredible career

by Dom Agbakpe

Aristide Bancey has officially quit from all international football after enjoying a 17-year career with the Stallions.

Aristide Bance made this known in the company of the country’s President at the Presidential Headquarters on Tuesday.

Bancey’s club career has taken him to Ivory Coast, Germany, Belgium, UAE, Qatar, Finland, South Africa, Egypt, Holland, Latvia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.

Capped 73 times for the Stallions including the 2013, 2015 and 2017 Africa of Nations and has hit the back of the net 22 times.

Bancey’s last played for his national team in 4-0 win over Cape Verde in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in November 2017.

The 34 year-old forward helped his Nation reached the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals in South Africa where they were beaten 1-0 by the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

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