Drogba

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to retire in 2018

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to retire in 2018

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will retire from the sport following the conclusion of the next United Soccer League (USL) season in November 2018.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
ISL: Atletico de Kolkata offer Drogba USD 1 million to become marquee player

ISL: Atletico de Kolkata offer Drogba USD 1 million to become marquee player

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba was offered a whopping USD 1 million by Atletico de Kolkata's co-owners to become the marquee player of the Indian Super League side though the high-profile player is yet to respond, according to a report here.

Jul 24, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

2014 FIFA World Cup: Ivory Coast vs Japan – As it happened...

Live coverage from the 2014 FIFA World Cup Group C match between Ivory Coast and Japan being played at Arena Pernambuco, Recife.

Jun 15, 2014, 09:47 AM IST

I admire Drogba and Roald Dahl, says Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard , who is writing a series of books, called Frankie`s Magic Football, for children aged five and over, has revealed that Roald Dahl was a huge inspiration to him as he rediscovered the books he loved as a kid.

May 31, 2013, 16:20 PM IST

Nigeria beat Ghana 6-1, Cote d`Ivoire draw Congo

Nigeria defeated Ghana 6-1 here in their opening group B match at the ongoing 10th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Under-17 championship.

Apr 15, 2013, 18:58 PM IST

Egypt wins African Youth Championship

Egypt Under-20 football team snatched the 2013 African Youth Championship (AYC) title, at the Ahmed Zabana Stadium, after edging past Ghana 5-4 on penalties.

Mar 31, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Mourinho’s friendship with Drogba and Sneijder won’t affect the desire to win: Butragueno

Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno believes friendships will count for nothing when Los Blancos boss Jose Mourinho and Galatasaray duo Wesley Sneijder and Didier Drogba clash in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

Mar 18, 2013, 12:09 PM IST

Drogba eligible to play in Champions` League, says UEFA

Uefa have confirmed that they have rejected a protest from Schalke over the eligibility of Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba.

Feb 28, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Wigan braced to face Chelsea - and Drogba

Having opened the defence of their Premier League title with a 6-0 thrashing of West Bromwich Albion last week, Chelsea now face the team they beat 8-0 to secure the crown three months ago.

Aug 19, 2010, 08:44 AM IST

Wigan braced to face Chelsea - and Drogba

Having opened the defence of their Premier League title with a 6-0 thrashing of West Bromwich Albion last week, Chelsea now face the team they beat 8-0 to secure the crown three months ago.

Aug 19, 2010, 08:44 AM IST

UEFA slaps two match ban on Drogba

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been banned for two games by UEFA for being sent off while playing against Inter Milan in the Champions League last 16, return leg game at Stamford Bridge on March 16.

Mar 30, 2010, 23:46 PM IST

UEFA slaps two match ban on Drogba

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been banned for two games by UEFA for being sent off while playing against Inter Milan in the Champions League last 16, return leg game at Stamford Bridge on March 16.

Mar 30, 2010, 23:46 PM IST

Drogba unwilling to relinquish Chelsea top spot

Didier Drogba sent Chelsea back to the top of the Premier League by shooting down Arsenal and the Ivory Coast hitman is determined they will still be there after Wednesday`s trip to Everton.

Feb 10, 2010, 18:54 PM IST

Drogba unwilling to relinquish Chelsea top spot

Didier Drogba sent Chelsea back to the top of the Premier League by shooting down Arsenal and the Ivory Coast hitman is determined they will still be there after Wednesday`s trip to Everton.

Feb 10, 2010, 18:54 PM IST

FA Cup holders Chelsea win but Burnley go out

Holders Chelsea booked their place in the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-0 victory at Preston North End on Saturday but Premier League Burnley were knocked out 1-0 by Reading.

Jan 23, 2010, 23:23 PM IST

FA Cup holders Chelsea win but Burnley go out

Holders Chelsea booked their place in the FA Cup fifth round with a 2-0 victory at Preston North End on Saturday but Premier League Burnley were knocked out 1-0 by Reading.

Jan 23, 2010, 23:23 PM IST

Chelsea will not fold up if Drogba is not there: Anelka

Chelsea will not fold up if Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba is not there, claims Nicholas Anelka.

Dec 23, 2009, 14:59 PM IST

Chelsea will not fold up if Drogba is not there: Anelka

Chelsea will not fold up if Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba is not there, claims Nicholas Anelka.

Dec 23, 2009, 14:59 PM IST

Ballack out, Drogba facing fitness battle

Germany captain Michael Ballack is out of Wednesday`s friendly against the Ivory Coast while the Elephants skipper Didier Drogba is battling to be fit to face the mourning Germans.

Nov 17, 2009, 18:59 PM IST

Ballack out, Drogba facing fitness battle

Germany captain Michael Ballack is out of Wednesday`s friendly against the Ivory Coast while the Elephants skipper Didier Drogba is battling to be fit to face the mourning Germans.

Nov 17, 2009, 18:59 PM IST