WATCH: Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba scores on USL debut

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The Chelsea legend is still going strong, netting and supplying and assist on his debut for Phoenix Rising in the USL as his club earned a win

Didier Drogba still hasn’t stopped scoring goals. 

The former Chelsea striker was at it again Saturday night, netting a fine header on his debut with USL (the North American second division) side Phoenix Rising. 

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Phoenix came into the night middle of the pack in the USL standings with five wins and five losses in 10 matches so far this season. 

Didier Drogba Phoenix Rising USL

Drogba, who signed for the side in April, is part of the club’s ownership group and scored just 40 minutes into his debut to give his side a 1-0 lead over Whitecaps 2, the USL side of the Vancouver Whitecaps.  

It was a classic finish from the Ivory Coast legend, rising above his defender and powering home a header. 

Just in case that goal wasn’t enough of a blast from the past, the second from Phoenix on the night was set up by Drogba, who played in former Chelsea teammate Shaun Wright-Phillips for what would prove to be the winner. 


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