- Former Newcastle United star Cheick Tiote is dead
- He died on Monday, June 5, 2017 in China
- The Ivorian was expecting a new child before he passed on
On Monday afternoon, June 5, 2017 the entire football fraternity was thrown into deep shock and mourning following the untimely death of Ivorian and former Newcastle United star Cheick Tiote.
Report reaching NAIJ.com explains that the experienced Cheick Tiote died aged 30 after collapsing in training with his club Beijing Enterprises.
Sadly, he was said to be expecting a new baby this week, but he has passed on and left three kids before his death.
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See photo below of Tiote last child before he died
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