World Cup news

Drogba dropped by Ivory Coast

March 17, 2013
By ESPN staff
Didier Drogba has not been named in Ivory Coast's 28-man squad for the World Cup qualifier with Gambia in Abidjan.

Galatasaray striker Drogba, 35, is among six players from the African Nations Cup squad who have been omitted. The others are Emmanuel Eboue, Romaric, Daniel Yeboah, Igor Lolo and Siaka Tiene.

The Ivorian FA are yet to confirm why the veteran has missed out although there have been reports of tensions between Drogba and coach Sabri Lamouchi in the past, with the ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations