After Toubé Charles and Captain Theophile Abéga: Another player in the famous 1984 team dies in Yaounde
The silent killer has managed to take away our famous Luc Mbassi Effengue. This former footballer, who won the 1984 Africa Nations Cup with the likes of Roger Milla and the late Doctor Abega in the Ivory Coast, died after suffering a stroke, aged 60. Luc Mbassi, one of the most talented of his generation, died on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at the National Social Insurance Fund (CNPS) in Yaounde.
Cameroon Intelligence Report gathered that before this latest attack, Luc Mbassi long suffered from other diseases. To those who met him shortly before his death, he declared that his health was improving and he was about to resume coaching activities when it all ended.
The legendary former player of Tonnerre Yaoundé, Mbassi Luke, was an iconic defender and a key part of the workforce that travelled and made history in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in 1984. It was the first continental title for the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. Luc Mbassi is the third player in that group of 84 that has disappeared after the defender Charles Toubé and Captain Theophile Abéga.
By Sama Ernest with files from CIN