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 Selangor, Malaysia, on Saturday December 8, 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, hosted by Astro SuperSport presenter Amanda Chaang. Fans will also be treated to a football freestyler show, as well as have an opportunity to take photos throughout the event, sharing their experience on social media.
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 Sunway Pyramid Mall, 3, Jalan PJS 11/15, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor.
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 Selangor with Chelsea and their partners, Yokohama. I’m really looking forward to seeing as many of the Chelsea FC fans in Selangor 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.
The Europa League triumph saw Chelsea become the first English club to win all three major UEFA competitions, and the first club ever to hold both the Champions League and Europa League at the same time.
In addition to possessing some of the world’s most recognisable players, Chelsea has also invested in its future with a state-of-the-art Academy and training centre in Cobham, Surrey. Since its opening in 2007, the club has won seven FA Youth Cups, back-to-back UEFA Youth League titles in 2015 and 2016, and U18 Premier League national championships in 2017 and 2018. The Chelsea Ladies team also won the FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Cup double in 2015 and 2018.
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.