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What Will Drogba’s Absence Mean to Ivorians

Although Ivory Coast’s FA keep dishing out hopes of seeing the Elephants’ captain Didier Drogba come back in top form to kick-off with the rest of the team in their 15 June opener against Portugal, many soccer fans in the West African nation are succumbing in extreme frustration.

Drogba, a national figure and emblematic scorer for Ivory Coast, seems to be slipping away from the dreams of millions who wanted to see nobody else at South Africa 2010 but the Chelsea’s forward.

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