Simon Adingra: Brighton winger is Ivory Coast’s new ‘jewel’

Simon Adingra: Brighton winger is Ivory Coast’s new ‘jewel’

Whatever happens in the rest of Simon Adingra’s career, he will go down in the folklore of Ivory Coast football for his leading role in their Africa Cup of Nations triumph. The Brighton & Hove Albion winger’s assists for both goals in the host country’s 2-1 win against Nigeria in Sunday’s final have cemented his place in history. Adingra was already a popular figure in the country that has produced global stars such as Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure, especially …