Cheick Tioté facts for kids
Tioté representing the Ivory Coast in 2012
|Full name||Cheick Ismaël Tioté|
|Date of birth||21 June 1986|
|Place of birth||Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast|
|Date of death||5 June 2017(aged 30)|
|Place of death||Beijing, China|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2007–2008||→ Roda JC (loan)||26||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Cheick Ismaël Tioté (French pronunciation: [ʃɛik ismaɛl tjote]; 21 June 1986 – 5 June 2017) was an Ivorian footballer. He played as a defensive midfielder. He played in Europe for Dutch team FC Twente and English club Newcastle United before moving to China to represent Beijing Enterprises. He won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations with the Ivory Coast national team.
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Tioté playing for the Ivory Coast in 2012
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