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#AFCON2023: Didier Drogba Tips Côte d’Ivoire To Win Third Trophy

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Didier Drogba former participant of Cote dIvoire through the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations match between Ivory Coast and Guinea Bissau at Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on 11 January 2024 ©Weam Mostafa/BackpagePix

Former Côte d’Ivoire captain, Didier Drogba says the hosts ought to put in every thing to win the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023.

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Drogba who’s delighted to see his nation host the remainder of Africa desires them to win their third title.

“The African Cup of Nations is the celebration of Africa soccer. After all, I need Côte d’Ivoire to win.

“We’re going to battle, we’re at house, we now have to point out that we can not solely host the competitors but additionally put in a superb efficiency,” stated the previous Chelsea striker.

Didier DrogbaCôte d’Ivoire added “Côte d’Ivoire is confronted with its obligations, it should carry out. All of the groups which are right here need to be right here, they’ve their possibilities so it’s as much as us to make sure that we respect them however above all to point out that we’re capable of stand as much as these groups.”

After two video games, Côte d’Ivoire have three factors and must overcome Equatorial Guinea of their ultimate group sport to realize automated qualification.

“It’s going to be the celebration of African soccer with a group from Equatorial Guinea which progresses yearly. We’re comfortable to have them right here, I noticed that they received their match, congratulations to them however it will likely be tough in opposition to us,” he stated.

Drogba lastly took the chance to ship a message to the youthful technology who dream of following in his footsteps to take their training severe.

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“You must dream and provides your self the means to make your goals come true. You additionally want to present your self a number of choices. I believe it is vitally vital to have a superb educational background, to check nicely in school, to have a superb academic base which can then permit you to have the ability to reply and tackle all of the challenges and challenges of life usually”, he concluded.

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