Didier Drogba

By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 9th, 2013
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Preview Galatasaray will have to rewrite history here on Tuesday if they are to overturn a three-goal deficit against Real Madrid in their Champions League quarter-final, second-leg clash. The odds are stacked against the Turkish champions with Madrid having advanced on all seven previous occasions i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 8th, 2013
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By Prince Charles Dickson “it is 9 o’clock, do you know where your children are?” Frank Olizeh, popular retired NTA anchorman || My working title for this week’s admonition to beloved Nigerians ordinarily was ‘The Nigerian Child’, sadly as I reflected I found it di...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Apr 4th, 2013
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RESULT: Real Madrid 3 (Ronaldo 9′, Benzema 29′, Higuain 73′) Galatasaray 0 Galatasaray paid the price for an admirable but ultimately reckless attacking approach as they suffered an almost certainly fatal 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their quarter-final meeting with Real Madrid. T...
By IndepthAfrica
In Benin
Mar 23rd, 2013
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(Reuters) – African kings Nigeria were rescued by a last-gasp equalizer on Saturday while other heavyweight contenders Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Tunisia won their games to remain on course for World Cup qualification. Samuel Eto’o scored twice to lead Cameroon to a 2-1 victory in Yaounde ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Algeria
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Burkina Faso are in trouble having taken only one point from two Group E games, and that was later forfeited because they fielded ineligible defender Herve Zengue in a 0-0 home draw with Congo Brazzaville. Belgian coach Paul Put’s side created one of the biggest upsets in Nations Cup history by...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 16th, 2013
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be hoping to haunt his former employers after Paris Saint-Germain drew Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, the BBC has reported.   The Swedish striker, who spent four seasons at Camp Nou, will be suspended for the first leg of the fixture but will ret...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 12th, 2013
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An in-form Schalke will be confident of progressing to the quarter-finals of the Champions League when they host Galatasaray on Tuesday. The German side will go into the second-leg match with a slight advantage after managing to score an away goal in their 1-1 draw in the first leg at the Turk Teleko...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 9th, 2013
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By all accounts, things have been going quite well for Didier Drogba since he began his career at Galatasaray. But on Friday night the legendary hitman had a fall from grace against Genclerbirligi. He went down easily (no, really?) in the box and although he didn’t appeal, was awarded a penalty...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 20th, 2013
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A look ahead to tonight’s Champions League fixture at the Turk Telecom Arena Galatasaray proudly sit six points clear at the top of the Turkish Super Lig and will be confident ahead of this tie after a productive January transfer window saw the high profile arrivals of Didier Drogba and Wesley Sneijd...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 16th, 2013
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By Gowon Akpodonor, who was in Jo’burg HE stormed the dressing room of the Super Eagles looking cheerful despite his team’s unexpected elimination in the quarterfinal. His teammates, many of them looking dejected and frustrated, had to wait inside the Marcopolo bus parked in front of the Media centre...