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    Ivory Coast versus Algeria: How Didier Drogba responded as Côte d'Ivoire crashes out of AFCON 2019

    DiIvory Coast legend, Didier Drogba, has responded after Algeria dumped Côte d'Ivoire out from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, in Egypt on Thursday.

    Sofiane Feghouli had given Algeria a 1-0 lead in the primary half before Jonathan Kodjia leveled for Ivory Coast in the second half as the match in the end finished 1-1 following 120 minutes.

    In any case, the North Africans vanquished the West Africans 4-3 on punishments to meet all requirements for the semi-last, where they will assume the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday.

    Responding, Drogba said that he was pleased with Ivory Coast national group notwithstanding their thrashing to Algeria.

    The Chelsea legend tweeted: "Shots on objective don't generally mirror the nature of a player. I'm pleased with you, my more youthful siblings.

    "Pleased with my nation, glad for our two stars. It goes up it goes down we're as one, that is the Ivory 🇨🇮🇨🇮🇨🇮 Coast. How about we make some kind of breakthrough 🇨🇮🇨🇮🇨🇮🇨🇮 tomorrow."

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