Sad! Cheick Tiote is Dead,Former Newcastle Midfielder Dies after Collapsing During Training

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The former Newcastle United midfielder  and ivory coast international, Cheick Tioté is dead after reportedly suffering a heart attack while training with his teammates at his club in China
Cheick Tiote who was renowned for his tough tackles and commanding display in the base of the Newcastle midfield has dies at the age of 30. His death come as a shock to the football world as he collapsed during a training session with the Chinese League One side Beijing Enterprises on Monday. Tiote who collapsed around 6.Pm and was subsequently rushed to local hospital, where he was pronounced dead an hour later

cheick tiote deadHis agent Emanuele Palladino confirmed that Cheick Tiote is dead.  in a short statement released afterward, he pleaded for the privacy of the player’s family to be respected. Tioté’s wife, Madah, is expecting their third child together this week.

A statement from his club Beijing Enterprises added: “During a routine training session at 6pm today, Ivory Coast player Cheick Tioté suddenly fainted and the club immediately rushed him to hospital, but unfortunately efforts to save him failed and he passed away at 7pm. The player’s relatives have been informed. Beijing Enterprises football club expresses its deep sorrow and profound condolences for Mr Tioté’s untimely death.”

Cheick Tioté’s death is indeed a sad one for football as he  was an outstanding midfielder, during his 7 years stint at St James park. during his time at the club, tiote was one of the key players for the Alan padew led side. I wont forget his screamer of a goal against arsenal in a 4-4 draw a St James park.

Tioté began his football career at Ivorian minor league side FC Bibo. He later moved to Anderlecht in 2006 as a teenager, before moving to FC Twente two years later
Newcastle signed the player from the Eredivisie side for a fee in the region of £3.5m in August 2010. He would go on to spend six seasons playing in the Premier League with Newcastle, playing for the club over 150 times.
In February 2017, he departed for Chinese second-flight side Beijing Enterprises for an undisclosed fee.
Tioté represented the ivory coast national team 52 times and played at both the 2010 and 2014 Fifa World Cups.


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  1. Martins Becks

    June 6, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    Cheick Tiote was such a powerful player. Very touch to play against and passionate about winning. He was also a fighter in midfield anyday and anytime. He will be greatly missed in the football world. May his soul rest in peace.

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