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Ivorian FA boss, Sidy Diallo Dies at 61.

The president of the Ivorian football federation,  Augustine Sidy Diallo has died at the age of 61.

According to 442gh.com, Sidy Diallo was tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago and finally gave up the ghost on November 21, 2020 at 3pm in a hospital in Abidjan.

The 61 year-old was elected president of the Ivorian FA on September 10, 2011 with 75 votes against 54 for Salif Bictogo.

In his nine years stay at the head of Ivorian football,  the Elephants of cote d’Ivoire won their second AFCON in 2015 in Equatorial guinea.

He was also a winner of the CAN vice president of FIF from 1991 to 1994 and also was an asset to the Dieng Ousseynou and Jacques Anouma as they Ivorian national team qualified for their first world cup in their history in 2006.

With the 2020 elections suspended,  one could see a possible elections in the days ahead on who takes over to take over Diallo.

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