DROG VOWS TO GET ON ROAD TO RIO

Midweek Sport - - THURSDAY OCTOBER 11 -

DI­DIER DROGBA is tar­get­ing a place at the next World Cup – at the age of 36.

The for­mer Chelsea striker is de­ter­mined to reach Rio and score the goals to get Ivory Coast out of the group stages to make up for their 2010 dis­ap­point­ment.

“It would be mas­sive to qual­ify for the World Cup, for a small coun­try like Ivory Coach, a coun­try that had never taken part be­fore 2006,” said Drogba.

“And if it hap­pened, we would cer­tainly be aim­ing higher than fin­ish­ing third in our group.”

Drogba in­sists he has un­fin­ished busi­ness in the African Nations Cup too.

“If it ever hap­pens, it would mean a lot to the coun­try and it would be great for me and my team-mates,” he added.

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