Posts tagged: Osimhen


Napoli hitman Victor Osimhen has stated his admiration for Didier Drogba and his personality. He talked extensively about Didier Drogba in a recent interview with Italian newspaper La Repubblica.

Osimhen has always enjoyed comparison with Chelsea legend Drogba amongst football fans around the world. When asked about Didier Drogba during the aforementioned interview, Super Eagles striker Osimhen said he’s a big fan of Drogba and his personality. For him, he didn’t like Drogba as a footballer only. Osimhen also admires the Ivorian football icon for his leadership qualities on and off the pitch. The Nigerian was particular about his leadership qualities off the pitch. Read more »


Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has hailed Nigerian star Victor Osimhen as a fantastic talent amidst the transfer rumours linking the Napoli player with a move to Stamford Bridge this summer. Didier Drogba spoke about Osimhen and his status as a quality player in an exclusive interview with journalist Marco Giordano.

Napoli striker Osimhen has been very vocal about his love and admiration for Didier Drogba. He has described the Ivorian football icon as his football idol while growing up. Osimhen had been compared with Drogba on numerous occasions due to their similar playing style. In an interview with Italian publication La Repubblica, Osimhen said he doesn’t like the Napoli attacker for his footballing abilities alone as he was also a leader on and off the pitch. His personality is greatly admired by the Napoli man. Didier Drogba scored 164 goals in 381 games over two spells at Chelsea. He moved to Chelsea from French team Marseille in 2004 and spent eight years at Stamford Bridge before leaving to join Galatasaray in the Turkish top flight on a free transfer in 2012. After two years at Galatasaray, Drogba returned for a one-year, second Chelsea spell in 2014. Read more »