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Toure backs Chelsea legend Drogba for Ivory Coast FA presidency

Yaya Toure has backed Didier Drogba to become the next president of the Ivorian Football Association.

The Chelsea legend faces competition from incumbent Sory Diabate and FIF vice-president Idriss Diallo.

"It's time for change in our football. It needs modernity," said Toure.

"When I say I support Drogba, it's also for the good of the country, to have a former player of his kind investing himself in Africa.

"Didier was my big brother, my captain. People talked a lot about us but we were always calm, wise. We know each other.

"Too many people tried to criticise him, the press, fans."

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