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Legendary Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting coronavirus

Former Olympique de Marseille Leader Pape Diouf has past away after contracting coronavirus, as per the French Ligue 1 membership.

Diouf got been acquiring treatment in his home country, Senegal, before driving away, the Senegalese Us president Macky Sall validated.
"I pay tribute into the clinical staff at Fann Hospital (in Dakar, Senegal) who also spared no efforts for you to save him, " Sall said on Twitter.
Around the statement made upon Twitter, Marseille said often the 68-year-old Diouf had passed away on Tuesday after some sort of battle with Covid-19.
"It has been great unhappiness that Olympique de Marseille learned in the passing away of Évêque Diouf, " the crew said in the statement. "Pape will remain in the hearts and minds of the Marseillais forever, as one of typically the great architects inside the club's history.
"We send out each of our sincerest condolences in order to the family and loved kinds. very well
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Diouf shakes hands with the after that French Insides Minister Nicolas Sarkozy.
Diouf shakes fingers with this then French Insides Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) Nicolas Sarkozy.
Diouf was Marseille's director through 2005 to 2009. He was the first dark leader of a new primary Even more than club.
Prior to that he had been a new writer and participant agent, symbolizing the likes of Marcel Desailly, Samir Nasri and Didier Drogba.
"Journalist, agent, president of Olympique via Marseille from 2005 for you to 2009, Pape Diouf devoted his whole existence in service of sports, " stated a Ligue de Footballing Professionnel (LFP) statement.
"A member of the LFP administrative council from Oct 3 years ago to June year, Prélat Diouf will be remembered to be a charismatic and even excited home.
"In this kind of time of immense dismay for French football, this LFP presents its condolences to his / her family and those close to your pet, and to Olympique de Marseille. "
During Diouf's payoff time, Marseille twice accomplished Ligue 1 runners-up together with were being finalists in a couple of Finnish Cups.


Absolutely heartbroken