Abraham spent his entire career at Chelsea before leaving for Roma this summer.
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The 43-year-old, who is Chelsea’s fourth-highest goalscorer of all-time with 164 goals in 381 appearances, not only led the Ivory Coast to three World Cups but played a vital role in the peace process in the West African nation.
The NFF supremo. recently elected into world football’s highest decision-making organ, FIFA Council, was in eminent company with President of world football-governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, and the President of CAF, Dr. Patrice Motsepe, as they paid a visit to the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, in Abidjan.
Hundreds gathered to cheer the former Chelsea and Marseille striker when he arrived at FIF’s Abidjan headquarters.
Drogba, 42, is one of three candidates standing for election as president of the Ivorian Football Federation in September, but is yet to win the endorsement of any of the five special interest groups needed to get onto the ballot.
Former Barcelona and Cameroon star Samuel Eto’o has insisted that he is the greatest African player to have ever played the game.
Yaya Toure is backing former Ivory Coast teammate Didier Drogba’s bid to become president of the Ivorian Football Association (FIF).
Premier League side, Everton FC, have joined battle for the signature of Lille striker Victor Osimhen, with Carlo Ancelotti and Brendan Rodgers keen on the Ligue 1 goal-machine.
The ex-Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham forward currently plays for Paraguayan side Olimpia, but he is self-isolating in his native Togo
The doctors’ remarks during a TV debate sparked outrage, and they were accused of treating Africans like “human guinea pigs”
Abraham, who scored the winner against Arsenal on Sunday, has been prolific this season leading the line for Frank Lampard’s Blues.
The Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend, 41, announced his intention to run in September as he seeks to restore the image of the country’s game.
Chelsea hero, John Obi Mikel, has admitted he used to scream at the likes of Didier Drogba and Frank Lampard during his time at Stamford Bridge.
African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on May 18 storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.
The organising committee for the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode farewell football match has confirmed May 18, 2019 for the high profile game.
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba ended his glittering footballing career in defeat as Phoenix Rising lost to Louisville City in the USL Cup final.
He has returned as club ambassador for sponsors Yokohama Tyres.
Another panel will do the shortlist for Women’s players and Coaches for the season
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that an estimated 95 per cent of the stadium crowd of 44,190 must have been rooting for Poland during the Group H match.
The ex-Les Bleus star has joined the long list of ambassadors representing Morocco’s 2026 World Cup bid.