His fellow countryman and former captain of Cote d’Ivoire, as well as the Senegalese players including Henri Saivet who rubbed shoulders with him in Newcastle and Mamadou Niang, former captain of Marseilles and the Lions, mourn this player who has always been a fighter.
On Twitter, Henri Saivet says: “Magic. I can not believe it. My condolences to family and loved ones “.
Mamadou Niang also was quite aphonous to express his sadness: “RIP Cheick Tioté, a great player has left us. Rest in peace my brother. ”
For Dider Drogba, not yet a statement to express himself on the loss of his younger brother and friend Cheikh Ismaël Tioté: “No Words (no words)”.