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Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue backed Istanbul


Two Ivory Coast soccer stars, Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue gave their backing to Istanbul’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, Reuters reported on July 11.

The other day, Drogba participating in the general assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa conference, told that Istanbul was an “ideal” choice. “Turkey has an excellent sporting culture, and the country makes athletes its priority. Istanbul would be an ideal host for the 2020 Olympic Games. Istanbul has that magic that every athlete loves,” said the former Chelsea striker who gave full praising to the largest city of Turkey.

Defender Eboue responded to Drogba, and said “the city on the Bosphorus was inspiring, while the passion of Turkish supporters guarantees a fantastic experience for athletes.”

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