Posts tagged: Didier Drogba

DROGBA MOCKS WILLIAN OVER ARSENAL EXIT

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Didier Drogba has mocked Ex-Chelsea teammate Willian after the Brazilian international cancelled his Arsenal contract to return to his native Corinthians earlier this week.

Ivorian football legend Didier Drogba aimed a jibe at Willian in a joking manner as he told the winger to return to Chelsea. Drogba told Willian to go back home (Stamford Bridge) in his reply to the farewell message posted by the Brazilian winger on Twitter. Didier Drogba and Willian were teammates at Chelsea briefly for one season. Willian and Drogba won the Premier League title together under Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge. Read more »

DROGBA PRAISES UNITED DUO FOR OLYMPICS RUN

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has hailed Manchester United duo Amad Diallo and Eric Bailly following their participation in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The two United stars were called up to the Ivory Coast men’s football squad and they played their part in helping the French country reach the quarter-final of the competition but were unfortunately knocked out by Spain after extra-time as they played out a thrilling 2-2 draw after 90 minutes. Bailly scored the opening goal of the game but the Spaniards found the back of the net and forced a 2-2 draw which took the game to extra time where they played for another 30 minutes.

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However, it looked like the Ivorians let their guards down too easily as they started conceding goals too easily. They conceded three goals in extra time and the match ended in a huge 5-2 defeat, meaning that they were knocked out of the competition, allowing Spain to progress to the next stage of the men’s football tournament.
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DROGBA: HAVERTZ AND WERNER WILL BE EXCITING NEXT SEASON

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has insisted that the Blues’ attackers Timo Werner and Kai Havertz will be better next season and will prove that they are worthy of being ideal Chelsea players as well. Both players have struggled for form and consistency since completing their moves from the German Bundesliga to the English Premier League and they have both often come under huge criticism for their performances for the Blues as well.

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While Werner was signed from RB Leipzig, Havertz was signed from Bayer Leverkusen and with both of them being brought in by former Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, they joined the club at a time when they were still am evolving side. After failing to immediately click into the Chelsea side, they were immediately tagged as flops and more was asked from them eventually.
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COVID-19: AFRICA IS FORTUNATE – DROGBA

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has said thatAfrica is lucky that the impact of the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic was not severe on the continent in comparison with other continents like Europe and Asia.

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Didier Drogba spoke to media portal africa news about Covid-19 and the African continent as he also spoke about the state of governance on the continent.
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DROGBA’S SON SCORES FIRST CAREER GOAL

Isaac Drogba, son of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, has gotten off the mark after scoring the very first goal of his professional career. The son of Chelsea legend Didier made the rounds at the weekend after he found the back of the net for the first time for Italian Serie D club US Folgore Caratese.

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The player took after his father’s career position – the striker role – and is showing signs that he would end up becoming a prolific goalscorer just like his dad was. Isaac now has huge burdens on his shoulders with the world watching to see if he has what it takes to come close to having a career like his dad had, or anything close.
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DROGBA PRAISES GIROUD FOR ATLETICO STRIKE

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was delighted with the performance of Blues attacker Olivier Giroud in the Champions League last 16 first leg clash away to Atletico Madrid. Olivier Giroud made a telling contribution for Chelsea and that led to the only goal of the game just past the midway point of the second half. Olivier Giroud scored a wonder strike for the only goal of the game to hand Chelsea the advantage in their last 16 tie with Atletico Madrid, who are the Spanish La Liga leaders. Giroud scored with a beautiful overhead kick to give Chelsea a 1-0 win away from home over Atletico Madrid. The two teams meet again for the second leg next month and Chelsea are in a very good position as they already have an advantage over their Spanish opponents.


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