In Cote d'Ivoire
Dec 20th, 2012
The China careers of the former Chelsea strikers Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka are in doubt amid reports of unpaid wages at the end of a tumultuous year at Shanghai Shenhua. Local media have reported that Anelka’s management is in talks with the Chinese Super League club to annul the final y...
Jul 12th, 2012
HANGHAI: Football star Didier Drogba will arrive in China on Saturday to take up his new role at Shanghai Shenhua, his club said, amid high hopes he can reignite the 13th-placed team’s season. Drogba announced last month he had signed with the big-spending Chinese club until 2014, joining his f...
Jul 12th, 2012
A new eastern frontier has opened up for African players, with a handful of the continent’s top names heading to China to play in its top flight, the Super League. After Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba left newly-crowned European champions Chelsea for Shanghai Shenhua last month, a number of ...
In Euro 2012
Jun 20th, 2012
Didier Drogba has sealed a two-and-a-half-year deal with Shanghai Shenhua – dashing Al Wasl’s dream of luring him to Dubai. The UAE Pro League side had made an audacious bid to sign the Ivory Coast striker after he decided to end his eight-year Chelsea stay following their Champions League success Bu...
Jun 19th, 2012
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba’s long-expected move to big-spending Shanghai Shenhua has been confirmed by the Chinese club’s owner, media reports said Tuesday. Zhu Jun, who reportedly visited Drogba’s native Ivory Coast last week, said the 34-year-old was joining the club, bu...