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Didier Drogba: Ivorian Football Legend Appointed Vice-president of “Peace and Sport”

 

“Didier Drogba will actively support President-Founder Joel Bouzou to grow the peace movement through sport and implement the Peace and Sport strategy , “ says the organization.

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“I had a real desire to commit more with Peace and Sport and actively support its President Joel Bouzou to give back to sport what he has given me all these years. In 25 years of career, I gained a certain notoriety, I created a network. I want to be able today to use this voice to make positive changes in the world, “ said the Ivorian after his appointment.

Founded in 2007, Peace and Sport is based in the Principality of Monaco and placed under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco. In its various activities, the organization is active in the construction of a lasting peace in all the countries of the world. For this purpose, it goes through the promotion of the practice of structured sport.

Because sport contains values. Values ​​which constitute instruments of education of the younger generations. Sport is a vector of social stability, rapprochement and dialogue between communities.

During his beautiful and rich career, Didier Drogba has distinguished himself as an exemplary athlete. A true model of success in the field and outside. On several occasions he has stepped up to call for social cohesion in his country. And the various victories won were moments of communion between a politically divided people.

His contribution in this area is rewarded with this appointment. From now on he will be one of the great ambassadors of peace through sport in the world.

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Written by How Africa

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