Legendary Chelsea striker have voiced his support to African forwards Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane, who won Europe’s most prestigious club trophy with Liverpool.
France Football this week revealed the 30 nominees for the 2019 Ballon d’Or, with five players from the African continent making the cut. The other 3 were Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly and Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, winner of the African Nations Cup with Algeria.
Drogba spoke to L’Equipe and said “Mo Salah and Sadio Mané… my two favourites”
George Weah still remains the only African to win the award with his performances in 1995.
By: Accelerate Sports
See Also: Ballon D’or Shortlist