Former Newcastle Midfielder Cheick Tiote Dead At 30 After Collapsing During Training
Cheick Tiote Dead At 30 After Collapsing During Training
Former Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote has died aged 30. The Cote d’Ivoire international midfielder died this morning after collapsing during a training session with his Chinese club. The news was confirmed by a spokesman for second-division side Beijing Enterprise to the BBC.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) June 5, 2017
Cheick Tiote enjoyed the bulk of his career playing for Newcastle putting up 156 appearances over seven seasons. He also played in 52 games for the Cote d’Ivoire national team helping them win the 2015 African Cup of Nations.
Cheick Tiote leaves behind three children and was expecting a fourth this week.
— Héctor Bellerín (@HectorBellerin) June 5, 2017
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