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Former Ivory Coast midfielder Tiote dies aged 30

6 June 2017

Former Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote collapsed and died in training with his Chinese club on Monday. 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.