Didier Drogba bags chieftaincy title in Ivory Coast for Charity work

Didier Drogba bags chieftaincy title in Ivory Coast for Charity work

- Didier Drogba has been impacting lives in his country through his foundation

- The 42-year-old is currently in Niable where he is empowering those who need help

- Drogba has also been given a chieftaincy title for his gestures towards humanity

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Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has been crowned a traditional chieftaincy title holder in a village in his home country.

The 42-year-old Champions League winner was named the Nanan Kadio Morokro III of Niable village on Tuesday, December 15.

This traditional title was bestowed upon the Premier League icon by the founder of the village Nanan Kouakou Kouao the Patient III.

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According to ivoirematin, the former Ivory Coast captain was enthroned in the pure Akan tradition and received the attributes of a chief.

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Didier Drogba bags chieftaincy title in Ivory Coast for Charity work
Didier Drogba after his coronation as the chief of Niable earlier this week. Photo credit: ivoirematin.com
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The former Blues goal poacher is currently in Niable with his foundation as part of a social work marked by the delivery of digital libraries and school kits to local schools on December 16, 2020.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the UAE general directorate of residency and foreign affairs in Dubai on Wednesday, November 20, announced that Ivorian legend, Didier Drogba, has been awarded the country’s golden visa.

It was confirmed on the Instagram handle of the directorate that the former Chelsea striker has been awarded the prestige, which was also recently presented to Brazilian legend Bebeto.

The Dubai Sports Council also issued Drogba the ‘Medal of First Line Defence’ as he is officially recognised for the council’s ‘Be Fit, Be Safe’ campaign.

Also, Legit.ng added that Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has jokingly said he is coming out of retirement two years after hanging his boots.

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The Ivorian said this while reacting to the news of former teammate Petr Cech being named as a backup goalkeeper by Frank Lampard.

He will deputise for Eduoard Mendy, Kepa Arrizabalaga, and Willy Caballero at Stamford Bridge for this season.

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