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Hero Status – Drogba Awarded With Honorary Degree Back Home

As a hero of African football, Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was recently awarded an honorary degree for his charitable efforts back home. Check it out!

To see Drogba receiving his honorary degree, scroll through the gallery above

What’s the story?

It’s been reported that the 2012 UCL winner played a pivotal role in bringing peace to the West African country.


The Premier League great has for years been at the forefront of political issues pertaining to his country much like in 2005, where he begged his country to end the civil war during that period.

A Hero On & Off The Pitch

Last year, during the early stages of the rapidly spreading Coronavirus outbreak, availed his private medical centre as a COVID facility to help ease the strain on the healthcare system.

The ex-Chelsea superstar is a much-loved figure in his native land and was recently recognized by the Network of Universities of Science and Technology of the Countries of Africa south of the Sahara with an honorary degree.

To see Drogba receiving his honorary degree, scroll through the gallery above

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