Drogba setback

Didier Drogba fractures elbow

June 4, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Didier Drogba has fractured his elbow in a friendly tie against Japan and has told team-mates he will not be able to play in the World Cup finals.

• Japan 0-2 Ivory Coast

Drogba had seen his free-kick deflect off Marcus Tulio Tanaka for the opening goal in the game in Sion but was injured following a challenge with the same player after 15 minutes, as the Japan defender's knee connected with his elbow.

Drogba left the pitch holding his right arm and it ...

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