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Former Newcastle Star Cheick Tiote Passes Away

Former Newcastle Star Cheick Tiote Passes Away

 Former Newcastle United midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30 after collapsing during training in China, a spokesman for the player has announced.

 

 In his seven years at United the Ivory Coast player made over 150 appearances, including three last season.

 He joined Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises in February.

 “It is with deep sadness I confirm that Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today after collapsing in training,” said spokesman Emanuele Palladino.

 Born in the Ivory Coast, Tiote was part of the Ivorian squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

Rest in peace

Maxwell Agbashie|ahotoronline.com|Sports

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