Tragedy: Foe died after collapsing during an international match for Cameroon against Colombia

Foe died during Cameroon vs Columbia match

It’s been 10 years after Cameroon lost a hero on the pitch. The Cameroonian midfielder Marc-Vivien Foe collapsed during the Confederations Cup semi-final against Colombia on June 26, 2003 and passed away shortly afterwards despite attempts to resuscitate the 28-year-old.

Pause for thought: Players and supporters show their appreciation for Foe in the 23rd minute

Manchester City and West Ham fans paid tribute to the hero by showing an image of Foe on the electronic boards in the Etihad after 23 minutes and fans of both clubs joined in a minute’s applause for the Blues’ former No 23. Foe  also had spells with French sides Lens and Lyon.He died following a cardiac arrest. NexDim joins the rest of the Cameroonian community, his family, former teammates and friens pay tribute to the falling hero.

 


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