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Brief Illness Causes Death of Cameroon Footballer

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Club sources have announced that Princewill Tayiwoh (goalkeeper- Stade Renard of Melong) died on 28 May 2019 after an illness. Before coming into the mainstream football field, Princewell Tayiwoh hails from the Northwest Region, used play in the University of Buea where he won the gold medal in the year 2015 with the squad at the University Games in Douala.

As he joined the Victoria United in 2017, his extraordinary performance made him the crowned player of the tournament. His impressive performance attracted interest from the elite clubs across the nation. He did not stop here. He strove each day to develop himself, improve his game and become a better player. His consistent performance and growth made him popular amongst football enthusiasts. He became an icon for the young football aspirants.

He did not stop here. He continued to rise with each tournament and the game he played. He became a member of the Limbe- based club and played a pivotal role in reserving a spot for this club in the semifinals of the prestigious Cup of Cameroon. The very same year he was snapped up by Stade Renard of Melong. He continued to be there till his demise on Tuesday, May 28, at a hospital located in Nkongsamba in the Mongou Division of the Littorel Region. In the same month in which is passed away, he won the League one player of the month.

His exact reason for death is still unknown and more findings in relation to his death are still in progress. His death is a major and an irrecoverable loss to the football world. Talents like Princewill Tayiwoh are rare to find. He will be alive in the hearts and minds of his fans and his spirit will never die.