Devastating news today for the Ivory Coast as their captain was injured during an exhibition match Thursday. Ivory Coast’s Didier Drobga broke his right arm yesterday in Switzerland during a friendly match with Japan. Drogba’s teammate Kolo Toure confirmed his withdrawal the news to several reporters.
Drogba is considered one of the best strikers in the world; having scored 43 of the Ivory Coast’s last 65 goals.The Chelsea star had also just completed a brilliant season scoring 29 goals in 35 games then winning the English Premier League title. This years Ivory Coast team was considered the strongest African team to ever compete at the Cup.