Chelsea Football legend and a national of Ivory Coast, Didier Drogba has given out his hospital as a treatment centre for Coronavirus.
In 2016, the hospital that is located in Abidjan City opened.
Drogba’s hospital which he has donated to Ivory Coast to support COVID-19 cases.[/caption]
The government of Ivory Coast is planning for a big leap in cases amid reports that African countries are in deep danger of being the world’s most impacted. Hence, support from Drogba arrives only when it’s needed the most.
Vincent Toh Bi Irie, the president of the regional council of Abidjan, has thanked Drogba for his “patriotic act,” adding that the hospital would help them fight the illness.
‘We are thankful to Drogba for this donation,” as Vincent Toh Bi Irie, president of the regional council of Abidjan, has thanked Drogba for his ‘patriotic gesture,’ claiming the hospital would support them battle the illness.
Didier Drogba who retired from football in 2018, played for Le Mans and Guingamp before joining Marseille, where he later left for Chelsea in 2004 for a then club-record fee of £24m.
He scored 164 goals in 381 appearances over two spells with Chelsea, helping them win the Premier League four times and the Champions League in 2012, as well as four FA Cup triumphs and three League Cup victories.