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Former Ivory Coast and Newcastle Footballer Cheick Tiote Dies

Sports | June 5, 2017, Monday @ 19:03| 146 views

Cheick Tioté, Photo: Wikipedia

Former Ivory Coast and Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died while training with his Chinese club, Beijing Enterprises.

His agent Emanuele Palladino has confirmed the 30-year-old collapsing in training.

Tiote played for English club Newcastle United for seven years before moving to China in February.

He was an African Nations Cup winner with the Ivorians in 2015 although he missed the final through injury and he played in the 2010 and 2014 World Cups.

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