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SAD! Ivorian player Cheick Tiote slumps and dies in training.

Tiote passed on at the age of 30.

Former Newcastle Midfielder, Cheick Tiote has passed on after collapsing at his club’s training ground, agent Emanuele Palladino has confirmed.

The former Newcastle United and Ivory Coast midfielder moved to Chinese League One club Beijing Enterprises Group FC in January 2017, but was taken ill during training on Monday and rushed to hospital.

 Tiote, who represented his country 52 times and was part of the Ivory Coast’s winning Africa Cup of Nations side, was just 30 years old.

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