Soccer-Drogba back in Ivory Coast side for Mexico match (Reuters)

August 7 (Reuters) – Didier Drogba is to return to the Ivory Coast national team next week for the first time since the country’s calamitous African Nations Cup finals performance at the start of the year. The veteran striker has been named in a 23-man squad for a friendly against Mexico in New York next Wednesday, for the first time since the tournament in South Africa where the Ivorians were runaway favourites but were bundled out in the quarter-final by eventual winners Nigeria. …

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