Monday, 19 June 2017

Photos From The Funeral Of Ivorian Star Cheick Tiote In Abidjan

Cheick Tiote's final funeral rites were held over the weekend in Ivory Coast and as expected it was an emotionally laden event which had almost all his former national teammates in attendance.

Tiote died aged 30 after collapsing during training with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises.

The former Newcastle United midfielder was honoured with a military funeral with a host of dignitaries and players in attendance.
Cheick Tiote funeral
Cheick Tiote funeral

Among others, past and present English Premier League stars were among the mourners at Tiote’s funeral on Sunday.

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly joined Kolo Toure and Wilfried Bony as the ex-Newcastle midfielder was laid to rest in the Ivory Coast.

More photos fromk Tiote's final funeral:
Cheick Tiote funeral
Cheick Tiote funeral
Cheick Tiote funeral

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