Drogba

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 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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Feb 14th, 2013
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FIFA has provisionally cleared Didier Drogba to play for Galatasaray, though it says his contractual dispute case with Shanghai Shenhua remains open. Drogba can play in a Champions League last-16, first leg at home to Schalke next Wednesday. He can make his Turkish league debut at Akhisar on Friday. ...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Feb 5th, 2013
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Didier Drogba and Ivory Coast’s ‘golden generation’ headed off into the sunset having come up short yet again in their quest to be crowned kings of Africa. For Drogba, who turns 35 next month, this was the last opportunity to lift the Africa Cup of Nations, but all the hype and hope...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 26th, 2013
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(Reuters) – Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba dismissed concerns he may not be in top form after starting Saturday’s African Nations Cup 3-0 win over Tunisia on the bench, the first time he was dropped in his international career. Drogba was brought on for the final 25 minutes of the ener...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 22nd, 2013
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“Of course we want to win but 15 other teams want to win as well,” Drogba told reporters at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace. “It’s going to be hard, like today. It was very difficult and all we can do is give our best.” For a fifth successive tournament, the Ivorians ar...
By IndepthAfrica
In 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
Jan 16th, 2013
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Johannesburg – Ivory Coast captain Didier Drogba doesn’t believe the team revolves around him anymore. The team’s fans think otherwise. The Ivorians arrived in South Africa on Wednesday to begin another desperate quest for a long-awaited African Cup of Nations title. The tournament ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cote d'Ivoire
Jan 5th, 2013
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Drogba in action for Shanghai Shenhua. Image: Eugene Hoshiko/AP/Press Association Images JUVENTUS COACH ANTONIO Conte appears to have reiterated his opposition to the club signing former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. Conte, who returned to the bench in mid-December following a four-month ban, added ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 15th, 2012
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As Didier Drogba touched down in China to begin the latest chapter of his glittering career, the Ivory Coast striker has called on two of his former Chelsea teammates to join him in Shanghai. Drogba, whose last action for the Blues came when he slotted home the final penalty to win the club their fir...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 12th, 2012
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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...