Soccer Star Cheick Tiote Buried in Abidjan
Former country team-mates of Cheick Tiote - including Kolo Toure, Wilfried Bony and Salomon Kalou - attended his funeral service at the weekend. Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Sports Minister Albert Amichia and President of the Cote d'Ivoire football federation, Augustin Sidy Diallo, reportedly also paid their last respects to the international midfielder.
allAfrica, 19 June 2017
Former Ivory Coast team-mates of Cheick Tiote - including Kolo Toure, Wilfried Bony and Salomon Kalou - attended his funeral service in Abidjan at the weekend. Read more »
Nearly a thousand people were at the Felix Houphouet Boigny airport to pay tribute to the former Ivorian international as his body arrived.
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