A popular Ivorian football international, Oussou Konan has reportedly died after he visited his hometown to celebrate the new year with his family.
According to GTV sports, the player who until recently plays Al-Bukiryah Football Club in Saudi Arabia passed on in his hometown while spending some time with them as part of the new year celebration.
GTV Sports’ tweet reads;
“JUST IN: Former Africa Sports, Espérance and Al Ahly striker Oussou Konan has passed away at age 32 in his hometown in Ivory Coast. According to some reports, the player was poisoned in his hometown while on a visit. “
Konan also played for Misr El-Makkasa, and El-Gaish during his career.
He started out with Ivorian giants Africa Sports before heading to Egypt in 2010 where he signed for Misr El-Makkasa from Tunisian side Espérance Sportive de Tunis.
Konan managed 11 goals in 27 which attracted the attention of Egyptian giants Al-Ahly.
They forked out around £160,000 in July 2012.
However, he only played six times and failed to make a huge impact due to the suspension of the Egyptian Premier League.