Friday, 16 June 2017

CHEIK TIOTE: IVORY COAST MIDFIELDER CHEIK TIOTE'S BODY FLOWN HOME


Ivory Coast international midfielder Cheik Tiote's body has headed home for a private funeral...Tiote played for Beijing International when he met he's fate...He passed away during training in China...


Tiote, 30, was a member of the Ivorian National Team "the Elephant squad" that won the 2015 African Cup of Nations...

On Tuesday there was a memorial service held in China for Tiote that was attended by family, friends and former teammates...


Abidjan's airport was full of mourners and his fans and among them was former Elephant's boss Herve Renard...


Former Arsenal and current Celtic defender Kolo Toure, former Arsenal striker Gervinho and Manchester City forward Wilfred Bony were there as well... 


He was "a great player, a warrior," said Toure....