Drogba Donates His Hospital To Help Fight Coronavirus Pandemic
Former Chelsea forward, Didier Drogba has offered his Laurent Pokou hospital in Abidjan to help fight coronavirus.
Concise News reports that four persons have died as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in Ivory Coast out of 533 cases so far confirmed in the country.
The center located in the Attecoube district is not yet in a working state but can be used in this period of crisis.
“We thank Drogba for this gift considered as an act of patriotism,” the head of the city’s regional council Vincent Toh Bi said.
“It’s up to the state to validate it and make it functional,” the director of Drogba’ foundation, who run the unit, Mariam Breka said.
He scored 65 goals in 105 appearances for his country and won the Champions League with the English club during his playing career.
Drogba named the hospital in honour of an Ivorian football legend.