ABIDJAN-(MaraviPost)- Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been appointed as the new head coach for Ivory Cost football national team. Drogba has therefore signed Drogba a four-year contract with clear contract objectives including winning the next two Africa Cup of the Nations (2024 and 2025) and leading Ivory Coast to win the 2026 world cup. It’s the first experience for Drogba in his coaching career as a coach after getting the UEFA PRO license. “It’s a pleasure for me to be back in Africa and start my coaching career with my country. I talked with Yaya Touré to join me as an assistant coach and I’m waiting for his decision, maybe he will accept to join me “. “The president of the country sir Alassane Ouattara wants to see Ivory Coast players holding the 2026 world cup title. I will be expelled from my country definitely and my nationality will be withdrawn from me if I do not achieve this goal,” Drogba told the press conference on Monday.
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