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Didier Drogba draws large crowd as he files candidacy for Ivory Coast FA presidential election

Published on: 01 August 2020
Didier Drogba draws large crowd as he files candidacy for Ivory Coast FA presidential election
Didier Drogba was mobbed after the submission of his application to become president of the Ivorian Football Federation

Ex-Chelsea star Didier Drogba submitted his candidacy to contest in next month next month's Ivory Coast Football Federation elections

He drew a large crowd to the secretariat on Saturday in Abidjan.

The 42-year-old is one of four candidates seeking the contest the top job on 5 September, 2020.

But he has passed the vetting process which should be completed in five days time.

The former African Footballer of the Year needs nominations from three of the 14 Ligue 1 clubs and two from the lower divisions.

Drogba must also have the endorsement of any of five special interest groups: coaches, doctors, current and former players and referees.

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