BBC Sport - World Cup 2014: Kolo Toure fit despite contracting malaria

Toure feels 'great' after malaria scare

Ivory Coast's Kolo Toure says he feels "great" after recovering from contracting malaria, and joked he is looking strong going into the World Cup.

The Liverpool defender was taken ill on a flight to the United States on Wednesday, but revealed the medical team knew what to do to get him fit again.

Ivory Coast begin their World Cup campaign against Group C opponents Japan on Sunday.

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