Former Black Queens captain Adjoa Bayor meets Chelsea legend Drogba

Former Black Queens captain Adjoa Bayor meets Chelsea legend Drogba

Lukman Mumuni
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
  • Legendary Ghanaian female footballer, Adjoa Bayor has met Ivorian star, Didier Drogba
  • The former Black Queens captain shared a photo with the former African Footballer of the Year
  • Adjoa Bayor captained the Black Queens for over a decade

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Former Black Queens captain, Adjoa Bayor has finally met two times African Footballer of the Year and former Ivory Coast international, Didier Drogba.

The legendary female Ghanaian footballer shared a beautiful picture of herself and the Chelsea legend on Twitter, expressing gratitude.

Adjoa Bayor, the first woman to lead the Black Queens to the FIFA Women's World Cup in 1999, is revered on the continent as one of the greatest female footballers from Africa.

Former Black Queens captain Adjoa Bayor meets Chelsea legend Drogba
Former Black Queens captain Adjoa Bayor meets Chelsea legend Drogba. SOURCE: Twitter/ @bayor_adjoa @ChelseaFC
Source: Twitter

The 42-year-old was voted Africa's Women Footballer of the Year in 2003, and was in contention for the award in 2004 and 2006.

She led Ghana as captain to successive Africa Women Cup of Nations finals, only to lose to the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

Meanwhile, Didier Drogba is one of the few African players to make a huge mark in European football, after leading Chelsea to multiple titles including the 2012/13 UEFA Champions League.

He was the hero of Chelsea in the penalty shootout victory against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in Germany.

Currently, Adjoa Bayor works as the coordinator of the female national teams in Ghana.

Her football career span over two decades after playing for several clubs including the defunct GHATEL Ladies and in abroad for the FC Indiana.

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Earlier, reported that Hasaacas Ladies continued their dominance of women football in the country after a magnificent performance against Ampem Darkoa Ladies to win the national league title.

The Sekondi giants beat their main rivals 4-0 to win the National Women's League for the fifth time in their history.

The game which was played on Saturday at Madina Park saw the two winners from the Northern and Southern Zone face each other for the ultimate.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.