Modeste Mbami: Former Cameroon International Dies Aged 40

Former Cameroon midfielder Modeste Mbame passed away on Saturday at the age of 40.

His former club PSG (France) confirmed the developments.

“Paris Saint-Germain is in mourning. Modeste Mbami has just left us, at the age of 40, after succumbing to a heart attack,” The Club announced.

“Paris Saint-Germain sends its condolences to his family and loved ones.”

Mbami won two Coupes de France (2004 and 2006) with PSG.

He is mostly remembered for helping Cameroon win the Olympic football games in 2000 in Sydney.

During that tournament, he scored the golden goal against Brazil during the quarter-finals.

Mbami also reached the finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup in 2003.

Born in Yaounde, Mbami started out at Dynamo Douala in Cameroon.

He moved to France where he signed with Sedan in 2000 before joining PSG three years later.

He has featured for other clubs like Marseille (France), Almeria (Spain), Al-Ittihad (Saudi Arabia), Millonarios (Colombia), Le Havre (France) among others.

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