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Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Football superstar Drogba fights for Ivorian education

"The best way to have an impact on the future of people is to educate them," says football superstar Dider Drogba as he inaugurates a new school for 350 children in Guiberoua, a region of southwestern Ivory Coast whose economy is dominated by the cocoa trade.

Morocco's Boussoufa Mbark celebrates a goal against Ivory Coast during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Africa Group C qualifying match, at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan, on November 11, 2017

Morocco's Boussoufa Mbark celebrates a goal against Ivory Coast during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Africa Group C qualifying match, at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan, on November 11, 2017 (AFP Photo/ISSOUF SANOGO)

Morocco's Boussoufa Mbark celebrates a goal against Ivory Coast during their FIFA World Cup 2018 Africa Group C qualifying match, at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan, on November 11, 2017

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Footballer Kalou's foundation saving lives in Ivory Coast

Footballer Salomon Kalou is famous for playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, but off the pitch his charitable foundation is scoring against kidney failure, giving patients in his native Ivory Coast a new shot at life.

Arsenal, Chelsea and Man City told Zaha is 'going nowhere' in January

The Ivory Coast international's form has led to rumours he could leave Crystal Palace, but Roy Hodgson insists the forward will stay at Selhurst Park

Arsenal, Chelsea and Man City told Zaha is 'going nowhere' in January

The Ivory Coast international's form has led to rumours he could leave Crystal Palace, but Roy Hodgson insists the forward will stay at Selhurst Park

Arsenal, Chelsea and Man City told Zaha is 'going nowhere' in January

The Ivory Coast international's form has led to rumours he could leave Crystal Palace, but Roy Hodgson insists the forward will stay at Selhurst Park

Arsenal offers to help troubled defender Emmanuel Eboue

The Ivory Coast star played for Arsenal between 2005 and 2011 and he took home a seven-digit sum every year during his stay

Manchester City's Yaya Toure comes out of international retirement for Ivory Coast

Manchester City's Yaya Toure comes out of international retirement for Ivory Coast

Manchester City's Yaya Toure comes out of international retirement for Ivory Coast

Manchester City's Yaya Toure comes out of international retirement for Ivory Coast

Yaya Toure reverses Ivory Coast retirement

The legendary midfielder has not played for his national team for over a year, but he is determined to lead them to more success even at 34

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has won over 100 caps and was part of the Ivory Coast side that won the Africa Cup of Nations, but last played for his country in 2016

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has won over 100 caps and was part of the Ivory Coast side that won the Africa Cup of Nations, but last played for his country in 2016

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has won over 100 caps and was part of the Ivory Coast side that won the Africa Cup of Nations, but last played for his country in 2016 (AFP Photo/Anthony DEVLIN)

Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea offered hope in Zaha transfer chase

The Ivory Coast international has inspired Crystal Palace's rise up the Premier League table, but Roy Hodgson is not sure he can keep the forward

Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea offered hope in Zaha transfer chase

The Ivory Coast international has inspired Crystal Palace's rise up the Premier League table, but Roy Hodgson is not sure he can keep the forward

Arsenal, Man City and Chelsea offered hope in Zaha transfer chase

The Ivory Coast international has inspired Crystal Palace's rise up the Premier League table, but Roy Hodgson is not sure he can keep the forward

Manchester United's Eric Bailly has not played since the start of November after picking up an ankle injury while on international duty with the Ivory Coast

Manchester United's Eric Bailly has not played since the start of November after picking up an ankle injury while on international duty with the Ivory Coast (AFP Photo/PAUL ELLIS )

Bailly to miss three months due to ankle surgery

The Ivory Coast international is set to miss an extended period of the season, having already been out since November

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

'Coming home' - watch Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha's emotional return to Ivory Coast for first time in 20 years

Manchester United’s Bailly in contention for Brighton and Hove Albion game

The Reds Devils boss revealed that the Ivory Coast international who missed Wednesday’s Champions League loss could be in action against the Seagulls

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Police tries to catch a supporter that ran onto the field at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

Abidjan (Ivory Coast), 11/11/2017.- Supporters of Morocco cheer their team during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017. (Costa de Marfil, Mundial de Fútbol, Marruecos) EFE/EPA/LEGNAN KOULA

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