Kathmandu: In an exciting development for Nepali football enthusiasts, renowned football player Didier Drogba is gearing up to arrive in Nepal to lend his support to the much-anticipated Nepal Super League (NSL), scheduled to kick off today.
Sudip Sharma, a key member of the Nepal Super League management team, confirmed the arrival of the Chelsea icon, stating that Drogba is expected to touch down in Nepal during the first week of December. Sharma emphasized that Drogba’s visit is motivated by a desire to inspire Nepali players and bolster the league.
“Drogba is set to come to Nepal, and his arrival is eagerly anticipated. However, he will join us in Nepal in the first week of December,” Sharma revealed.
The news of Drogba’s impending visit has sparked excitement among his supporters and football enthusiasts across the nation.
The Nepal Super League management had earlier issued a statement on November 9, officially announcing Drogba’s participation in the league. The statement read, “Nepal Super League would like to announce that football legend, Didier Drogba, is ready to grace Nepal with his presence for the upcoming season of Nepal Super League.”
In a commendable gesture, even before his active involvement in the NSL, Didier Drogba has pledged a significant contribution of Rs 2 million to the Prime Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. This contribution is facilitated through the Didier Drogba Foundation in collaboration with the Nepal Super League.
As anticipation builds for both the NSL and Drogba’s visit, football enthusiasts and the wider community eagerly await the commencement of this exciting chapter in Nepali football, combining international star power and a commitment to local philanthropy.