Yaya Toure is backing veteran Ivory Hasten team-mate Didier Drogba’s present an explanation for to change into president of the Ivorian Soccer Association (FIF).
“It be time for trade in our football. It wants modernity,” talked about Toure.
“As soon as I command I pork up Drogba, or now not it’s miles also for the factual of the nation, to get a veteran participant of his form investing himself in Africa.”
Drogba represented his nation 105 instances and announced his intention to hurry for the post encourage in September.
Nonetheless, resulting from the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, no date has been scheduled for the election.
The veteran Ivory Hasten captain faces competition from incumbent Sory Diabate and FIF vice-president Idriss Diallo.
No subject pork up from Toure, now not all gamers get backed Drogba’s present an explanation for. The union of veteran Ivorian football gamers get backed Diabate over Drogba.
Speaking on his Instagram internet page, Toure told his followers, “Didier used to be my giant brother, my captain. Folks talked a lot about us but we were repeatedly quiet, wise. We know every other.
“Too many of us tried to criticise him, the click, fans.”
Current gamers from Ivory Hasten would possibly perchance be given an different to vote and Toure, the four-time African footballer of the twelve months who led his nation to victory within the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations talked about: “I know he is procuring for pork up and I’m hoping he’ll acquire it from one of the vital voters, presidents of clubs or AFI (Ivorian Association of Soccer Gamers).