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Former Cameroonian midfielder Modeste M’Bami has died

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Cameroonian Modeste M’Bami, a former PSG and Marseille midfielder, has died on the age of 40 in Le Havre, sports activities agent Franck Belhassen introduced on Saturday.

“I have been in contact along with his girlfriend, who confirmed the information,” Belhassen informed AFP, including that he had spoken to the previous participant once more on Saturday afternoon.

“PSG realized with deep disappointment the dying right now of our former participant Modeste M’Bami. The membership gives its honest condolences to his household and buddies,” PSG wrote on its Twitter account.

OM additionally lamented the “sudden dying” of the previous Olympian, as did Le Havre, who expressed their “immense disappointment”.

“Unhappy information. Modeste M’Bami has left us on the age of 40… He performed for Sedan for 3 years (2000-2003). We provide our condolences to his household and buddies,” the Sedan membership tweeted.

Based on the sports activities every day L’Equipe, the previous participant died of a coronary heart assault.

M’Bami, born in Yaoundé, started his skilled profession at Sedan (2000-2003) earlier than transferring on to far more prestigious groups akin to PSG (2003-2006) and OM (2006-2009). He then launched into a journey that took him to Spain, China, Saudi Arabia and Colombia.

He ended his skilled journey at Le Havre (2014-2016), the place he has since resided and whose membership has additionally paid tribute to its former participant on social networks.

M’Bami had two French Cups to his title, received with PSG (2004, 2006).

An Olympic gold medallist in 2000 and 38 occasions chosen for the nationwide staff, he was additionally a finalist within the Confederations Cup in 2003 and a finalist within the CAN in 2008 with the Indomitable Lions.