The former Newcastle United midfielder was honoured with a military funeral with a host of dignitaries and players in attendance. 'If someone is only 30 and they pass away, the question that is naturally going to be asked is 'Why? Hundreds of people, including former Elephants coach Herve Renard, were at Abidjan’s international airport to receive Tiote’s body on Thursday.
'Because it seems to be happening to more and more professional footballers - fit, strong men.'. Members of the Ivory Coast squad were present, including Tiote's former international colleagues Kolo Toure, Wilfried Bony and Salomon Kalou. Cheick Tiote's body is flown back to Ivory Coast where a private funeral for the Beijing Enterprises midfielder will take place. What's gone on there? ', Cole said to BBC Radio Five Live. CHEICK TIOTE'S funeral is set to take place after his body arrived back in Ivory Coast. We’re all here to show him love and to show him he’s always going to be in our hearts,” Kalou added. Tiote, 30, who was a member of the Elephants squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, collapsed and died during a training session with his Chinese club last week. Tiote left Newcastle in February after nearly seven years at St James' Park, during which time he made 156 appearances and scored one goal. Last updated on 15 June 201715 June 2017.From the section Football. The funeral of Ivorian star Cheick Tiote was held in Abidjan on Sunday following his sudden death in China earlier this month. Cheick Tiote's shock death has yet to be explained by his Chinese club... so is there a link between heart failure and African players? Ex-Newcastle team-mate Papiss Cisse, who plays for Shandong Luneng, paid tribute to Tiote during the memorial in China. “And Tiote was a player who loved to win who loved to be first, he never wanted to lose. The funeral of former Newcastle and Ivory Coast midfielder Cheick Tiote has taken place, Former team-mate Kolo Toure was among those who attended the service, The ex-Liverpool defender was joined by members of the Ivory Coast squad, Goalkeeper Boubacar Barry pays tribute to the late Tiote as he walks past his coffin, Salomon Kalou and Wilfied Bony flank Kolo Toure as they take their seats for the service, Members of the public sing and dance ahead of the ceremony for the 30-year-old, A banner states that the late midfielder 'will always be in our hearts', Pallbearers carry Tiote's coffin while a portrait of him is held aloft infront, The coffin of Tiote stands in the middle of a square ahead of his funeral service, 16:41 18 Jun 2017, updated 20:18 18 Jun 2017, Cheick Tiote's Chinese club had no emergency cardiac equipment at training base where he collapsed, Cheick Tiote's body arrives back at the Ivory Coast with Wilfried Bony among the pallbearers carrying his coffin. “I played six years with him in the national team and I played against him with Chelsea when he was at Newcastle, so we had a good relationship and I couldn’t miss this funeral for anything in the world. As well as a seven-year spell with the Magpies, Tiote also featured for Anderlecht, Twente and made 55 appearances for the Ivory Coast senior side, winning the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015. Cheick Tioté, a former midfielder for Newcastle United in the English Premier League, died Monday, June 5, 2017, after he collapsed while training with his new Chinese team, according to multiple Toure described the former Newcastle United midfielder as "a great player, a warrior" and said he was "shocked" by his death. GhanaStar.com is your source for all Ghana News. The funeral of Ivorian star Cheick Tiote was held in Abidjan on Sunday following his sudden death in China earlier this month.
Join GhanaStar.com to receive daily email alerts of breaking news in Ghana. Tiote died aged 30 after collapsing during training with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises. Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote, whose sudden death in China at just 30 years old shocked his country, was laid to rest Sunday as he was hailed a Tiote died aged 30 after collapsing during training with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises. The former Newcastle United midfielder passed away earlier this month at the age of 30 after suffering a heart attack during a training session with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprise. Pallbearers carry the coffin of Ivorian football star Cheick Tiote during his funeral ceremony in Abidjan. 16:41 18 Jun 2017, updated 20:18 18 Jun 2017. “From the beginning when I joined the team in 2010, he was one of the first players who came and talked to me about how to be here, my attitude, how to train, how I need to react with the other players. By James Dutton For Mailonline GhanaStar.com is your source for all Ghana News. And Manchester United legend Andy Cole questioned whether more can be done to protect players who suffer from heart problems. The former Newcastle United midfielder was honoured with a military funeral with a host of dignitaries and players in attendance. Is it being looked into? A number of his former team-mates attended the funeral, including Germany-based striker Salomon Kalou who said he, like so many others, was left devastated by the news of his death.
On Tuesday there was a memorial service held in the Chinese capital, attended by family, friends and former team-mates. “He’s someone I respected as a human being but also as a football player,” Kalou told BBC Sport. Cheick Tiote hadn't been in China that long - a few months - so he must have had a medical to complete the transfer. It looks like a dream right now. His body was flown back home to Ivory Coast from China earlier this week. Tiote, 30, who was a member of the Elephants squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, collapsed and died during a training session. Read about our approach to external linking. Twente: In 2007/2008 the footballer was on loan in Roda JC.After that, Tiote transferred to Twente and picked up the gold medal of Eredivisie in 2009/2010. Tiote died aged 30 after collapsing during training with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises. Cheick Tiote won more than 50 caps for his country and was part of the Ivory Coast squad that won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. The BBC understands that Tiote's family wants him buried in his home town Yamoussoukro but the Ivory Coast Football Federation prefers Abidjan. Cheick Tiote's agent calls for patience as the wait to find out what caused the ex-Newcastle star's death goes on.
Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly was joined by Ivorian Sports Minister Albert Amichia and President of the Ivorian football federation Augustin Sidy Diallo at the funeral in Abidjan as the country paid its last respects to its former international midfielder. He wanted always to be the best,” said Bony. The former Newcastle United midfielder passed away earlier this month after suffering a heart attack during a training session with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprise. 'It's a strange one. Cheick Tiote's body has been flown back to Ivory Coast where a private funeral for the Beijing Enterprises midfielder will take place. Hundreds of people, including former Elephants coach Herve Renard, were at Abidjan's international airport to receive Tiote's body on Thursday.
After a memorial service was held in Beijing earlier this week his body was flown back to Ivory Coast ahead of Sunday's funeral. Wilfried Bony was among the pallbearers as his coffin arrived on Thursday. Clubs: Anderlecht, Roda, Twente, Newcastle, Beijing Enterprises, Honours: Belgian First Division (2006, 2007); Belgian Super Cup (2006, 2007); Eredivisie (2010); Dutch Super Cup (2010); Africa Cup of Nations (2015). The funeral of Ivorian star Cheick Tiote was held in Abidjan on Sunday following his sudden death in China earlier this month. England-based striker Wilfried Bony recalled how Tiote had been a mentor figure for him when he first started playing for the Elephants. 'Is anything actually being done? The former Newcastle star tragically passed away earlier this month after going into cardiac arrest during a training session at Chinese club Beijing Enterprises. We need to nail it down and get to the bottom of why and what it is. Beijing Enterprises players were also present at that service as they paid their respects to Tiote. Former Ivory Coast team-mates of Cheick Tiote have attended his funeral service in the country's capital of Abidjan. Anderlecht: Cheick was first noticed in 2005 by Anderlecht scouts and he joined the team to play in Belgian Pro League.It is important to note that the midfielder made his UEFA Champions League debut with the club. Sportsmail revealed earlier this week that Beijing Enterprises had no emergency cardiac equipment at their training base which which to treat him. Was nothing picked up in that medical? Get the latest Ghana news, breaking news, sports, politics, entertainment and more about Ghana, Africa and beyond, Grave Looters Invade Droboso Cemetery In B/A, 14 Remanded For Allegedly Vandalising Somanya Police Station, President Akufo-Addo Cuts Sod for €15 Million Solid Upper East Waste Treatment Plant, Big Tips for Betting on Your Favourite Sports, Mahama to Formally Announce Running Mate on Monday July 27 Via Live Stream, Covid-19: President Akufo-Addo To Address Ghanaians Tonight. 'I lived some extraordinary moments with this man and today he's gone,' said Cisse at the service as he fought back tears. Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony, Celtic defender Kolo Toure and ex-Arsenal forward Gervinho were also among the crowd. “It’s unreal. The former Newcastle […]
Ivory Coast international Cheick Tiote, whose sudden death in China at just 30 years old shocked his country, was laid to rest Sunday as he was hailed a "worthy son" of the African nation. Why has he passed away so early?
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