SAD! Soccer Star & 'Next Didier Drogba’, Georges Griffiths Shot Dead By Armed Robbers In Ivory Coast

Published 2 years ago by: kacy lee
at 07:40 PM, 11/10/2017 (2 years ago)

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A 26-year-old Ivory Coast striker and top-flight European footballer, Georges Griffiths, who has played for Czech giants, Sparta Prague and Hungarian Premier League club, Diosgyor, has been killed by gun-toting carjackers in his country.
 
According to The Sun, the striker who was visiting his home city Abidjan, was attacked in the capital's upmarket suburb Cocody last week Thursday evening.
 
It was gathered that two armed thugs reportedly tried to steal Griffiths' Mercedes 4x4, and shot the 6ft 4ins player when he refused to hand it over. He was rushed to hospital, but doctors were unable to save him.


The striker was once tipped to become a new Didier Drogba, winning three caps for the Ivory Coast's Under-23 side in 2011.
 
He began his career with Ivorian clubs Sirocco and Indenie, then had a spell on loan to Sparta Prague before Hungarian outfit Lombard-Papa signed him in 2013.
 
Griffiths joined their rivals Diosgyor a year later, and spent three seasons with them.
 
In 34 appearances for the club, scoring eight times.

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gogoman at 07:47 PM, 11/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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rip
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victorstic1 at 08:34 PM, 11/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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NA WA O EVIL MEN EVERYWHERE
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benosky4 at 09:44 PM, 11/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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RIP baller

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Keffejude at 05:11 AM, 12/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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felt its only Nigeria mmmmh no time 4 illegal movement , killers n robbers everywhere . naso  I go church yesterday after work, by 7:30pm em still dey dance n shake yansh like dey dunno how warri is usually dangerous @9t. I quickly park well n left.
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edobaaustino at 05:45 AM, 12/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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He would have just handed over the car to them instead of loosing his life all because of a car which he can always buy. This is the reason why most of us find it so difficult to visit our home land because there's no security in Africa at large. anyways, may his soul rest peace.
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ruthie at 09:53 AM, 12/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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ANOTHER ONE GONE...RIP
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BournIdentity at 10:07 AM, 12/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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Chhaaaiiiiiiiii,.,, nobsmalltin,                                 
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kixme at 03:36 PM, 12/10/2017 (2 years ago)
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mercedes 4x4 and you life which what it? mumu upon say u no be ibo man we i for say igbo man go choose money than his life.... RIP
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