CHELSEA FC LEGEND AND YOKOHAMA AMBASSADOR, TO VISIT INDIA
- Chelsea fans can see football legend, Didier Drogba, as part of a fan event at the Ambience Mall, Gurgaon.
- Delhi-based professional football freestyler, Nikk Freestyler, will also be showcasing his latest football freestyle tricks from 15:00.
- Chelsea fans can also participate in Yokohama tyre football challenges from 12.30.
- A fan Q&A, will start from 17.00.
[DATE: 12, Nov, 2018]
Yokohama, Official Partner of five-time Premier League Champions and current FA Cup holders Chelsea FC, are delighted to be bringing club legend Didier Drogba to Delhi NCR, India, on Friday November 23, 2018.
The unique fan event will be fronted by Chelsea legend and Yokohama ambassador, Didier Drogba, who is admired by Chelsea and wider football fans across the world. Having won 12 major club trophies during his two spells at the club (2004-2012 and 2014-15), Drogba is a true global superstar and an inspiration to millions around the world.
The main feature of the event will see fans having the opportunity to experience a special Q&A with Drogba. Earlier in the day (from 12.30), fans will also be able to take part in a Yokohama tyre-challenge, testing their football accuracy skills. Fans will also be treated to a football freestyler show, performed by Nikk Freestyler.
Yokohama and Chelsea would like to welcome all football fans and members of the public to this very special event with Didier Drogba, which will be taking place at the Ambience Mall Gurgaon, National Highway – 8, Ambience Island, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002.
Didier Drogba, who scored more than 100 Premier League goals for Chelsea, won the Premier League title four times as a Blue, as well as the Champions League in 2012, said “I am very excited to visit Delhi with Chelsea and their partners, Yokohama. I’m really looking forward to seeing as many of the Chelsea fans in Delhi as possible.”
About Chelsea Football Club
Chelsea Football Club is one of the world’s top football clubs, winning the UEFA Champions League in 2012 and following that success by lifting the UEFA Europa League trophy in 2013.
Founded in 1905, Chelsea is London’s most central football club, based at the iconic 41,000-capacity Stamford Bridge stadium. Nicknamed ‘The Blues’, the club has won five Premier League titles and also lifted the FA Cup eight times, the Football League Cup five times, the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup twice, the UEFA Super Cup once and the Football League Championship once, in 1955.
About Yokohama Rubber Co
Yokohama Rubber is a comprehensive global tire and rubber manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo. Founded in Japan in 1917, the Company is commemorating its 100th anniversary last year. In addition to being a comprehensive maker of tires, including tires for passenger cars, trucks and buses, and construction machinery, Yokohama Rubber produces and markets a wide range of rubber products, such as automotive hoses and conveyor belts as well as marine hoses (MB products).
The Company operates 18 tire plants in nine countries around the world and 14 MB plants in eight countries and employs about 25,000 people globally. Its consolidated sales in fiscal year 2017 (ending December 31, 2017) totaled ¥668 billion.