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Atalanta pay tribute as Ivorian footballer dies aged 21
Milan, Feb 23, 2021 (AFP) - Ivorian youth international Willy Braciano Ta Bi has died aged 21 following a long illness, his former Italian club Atalanta announced on Tuesday.
Ta Bi, tipped as a rising star destined for the Ivory Coast national side, passed away in his native country after battling liver cancer.
"The whole Atalanta family are deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Willy Braciano Ta Bi," the Bergamo club said.