Drogba Resigns As Vice-President Of Côte d’Ivoire Players’ Association

Drogba Resigns As Vice-President Of Côte d’Ivoire Players’ Association 2
In this handout file picture taken on October 01, 2020 and launched by UEFA, Ivorian worldwide Didier Drogba receives the UEFA president’s award in the course of the UEFA Champions League group stage draw on the RTS studios in Geneva.  Harold Cunningham / AFP / UEFA

 

Former Ivory Coast star striker Didier Drogba on Tuesday mentioned he was stepping down as vice-president of his nation’s Footballers Association (AFI) accusing it of “inaction” on defending participant pursuits.

“I hereby announce I have decided to resign from my post as vice-president of the AFI and from its executive committee,” the previous Chelsea attacker mentioned in an open letter to the media.

Instead of defending gamers’ rights and pursuits he mentioned the AFI “does not respond to their needs and expectations”.

Former nationwide skipper Drogba had been extensively anticipated to move the West African nation’s soccer affiliation FIF however final yr noticed his candidacy snubbed because the AFI alleged he has not been sufficiently concerned with the gamers’ consultant organisation.

He nonetheless hopes nonetheless to win a November election to that submit.

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In this file picture taken on August 01, 2020 Former Ivorian ahead Didier Drogba (R) carrying a masks, listens to Ivorian Football Federation’s secretary Jean-Baptiste Sam Etiasse (L) talking upon the submission of his utility as president of the FIF on the federation headquarters in Treicheville district of Abidjan. SIA KAMBOU / AFP

 

FIFA positioned the FIF below its personal remit final December saying the organisation was affected by inherent inner issues and structural weaknesses and was not totally complying with statutory and regulatory necessities which all FIFA member associations should observe.

The normalisation committee now overseeing the Ivory Coast sport should select a FIF president.

FIFA in January selected senator Mariam Dao Gabala, a newcomer to the soccer world, to supervise the normalisation committee which includes 4 members.

AFP

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