Italian sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano, said former Chelsea FC star, Didier Drogba, has been appointed as the new head coach of the National Team of Ivory Coast.
According to Fabrizio, the 45 years old Ivorien International will be tasked to return the Elephants to winning ways as they have their eyes on winning both continental and international competetions.
Didier signed a four year contract, and the objectives of the contract are clear :
◉ Winning the next two Africa cup of the nations ( 2024 and 2025 ).
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 back in Africa and starting my coaching career with my country, i talked with Yaya Touré to join me as an assistant coach and i’m waiting 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players holding the 2026 world cup title, I will be expelled from my country definitely and my nationality will be withdrawn from me if I do not achieve this goal ” – Said Drogba this morning in the press conference .