Mahrez-led Algeria the team to avoid in Cup of Nations draw
Riyad Mahrez-led record-setters Algeria will be the team to avoid when the draw for a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations seriously disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic is made in Yaounde on Tuesday.
Kelechi Iheanacho breaks Didier Drogba's FA Cup record
Nigeria's Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho Sunday broke the record set by Ivorian football legend Didier Drogba for the most goals scored by an African player in the FA Cup. Drogba netted 12 goals in the competition before quitting Chelsea in 2012. Iheanacho netted twice in the FA Cup the fixture against Manchester United at the…
Drogba 'not surprised' after Ivorian federation presidency bid rejected
Didier Drogba was not surprised by the electoral commission of the Ivory Coast Football Federation's (FIF) rejection of the former Chelsea and international striker's presidency bid, his staff said Thursday. FIF's election has turned into a soap opera marred by incessant infighting, attracting international attention with FIFA telling the body to cancel the vote. "Drogba's…
Lampard key to Werner choosing Chelsea
Timo Werner revealed Chelsea manager Frank Lampard was the main factor in his choice to join the Blues for next season despite interest from a host of other top European clubs.
Drogba's election hopes suffer serious blow
Didier Drogba’s hopes of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast’s football federation has suffered a serious setback after the failure of his fellow players to support his candidacy.
Drogba still favoured in Ivoirien FA Election despite no vote by ex-players
Two-time African Player of the Year, Didier Drogba is still considered as the favoured candidate to win the Cote d’Ivoire FA election slated for June despite his failure to secure a vote from members
Coronavirus: I Don't Donate - Emmanuel Adebayor Fires Back At Critics
In a Facebook live video, veteran Togolese footballer Emmanuel Adebayor has said that he won't donate relief packages to his countrymen. The veteran goalscorer made it clear that he won't be coerced into making donations simply because others are doing the same. Some other top African football stars have already donated relief materials and packages…
Drogba joins effort to distribute aid to poor in Ivory Coast
Former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba and one of the country's biggest music groups Magic System distributed aid on Friday to 200 families in a poor area of Abidjan as part of the effort to fight