Category: Ex-Olympique

Tributes paid to ex-Olympique Marseille president Diouf – Pulse Nigeria
Ex-Olympique, tributes

Tributes paid to ex-Olympique Marseille president Diouf – Pulse Nigeria

Diouf, who became the first ever black president of a top European football club, died on Tuesday in Dakar, his family told AFP. The former journalist and football agent led the club between 2005-2009 and helped build the side that lifted the Ligue 1 title in 2010. “He was a man of conviction, a man…

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Tributes paid to ex-Olympique Marseille president Diouf – Daily Trust
Ex-Olympique, tributes

Tributes paid to ex-Olympique Marseille president Diouf – Daily Trust

HomeSportsTributes paid to ex-Olympique Marseille president DioufADVERTISEMENT Pape Diouf Tributes poured in Wednesday for former Marseille president Pape Diouf, who has died aged 68 after contracting the coronavirus. Diouf, who became the first ever black president of a top European football club, died on Tuesday in Dakar, his family told AFP. The former journalist and…

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Ex-Olympique Marseille president Pape Diouf dies of coronavirus – BeSoccer EN
Ex-Olympique, Marseille

Ex-Olympique Marseille president Pape Diouf dies of coronavirus – BeSoccer EN

Former Marseille president Pape Diouf has died aged 68 after contracting the new coronavirus, a family source told AFP on Tuesday. Diouf, who was born in Chad but had French and Senegalese citizenship, led the club between 2005-2009 and helped build the side who lifted the Ligue 1 title in 2010. He was hospitalised in…

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