RIP: Former Senegal international passes on

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Former Senegal international Papa Bouba Diop has reportedly passed away after a long illness.

He’s remembered for scoring the winner when Senegal beat France in the opening game of the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan/Korea.

Diop, who made 63 appearances for the Lions of Teranga, died at the age of 42.

He played for Fulham, West Ham and Portsmouth among other clubs.

By Tiyani wa ka Mabasa

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