AFCON Preview: Drogba's last chance of Nations Cup glory with Côte d'Ivoire

From Africa is a Country Tue Jan 22 2013, 01:00:07

* By John James One day Ivory Coast will lift the cup, said captain Didier Drogba, shortly after the team's arrival in South Africa, though I may not be in the team to see it. Ivory Coast are used to the pressure, they're used to being called favourites, they're used to being the continent's top [...]

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