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Racing Métro teen dies suddenly after title triumph

William Ebongue Sipamio was part of the Racing team that won the French U19 title on Sunday.

William Ebongue Sipamio was also a member of the French national academy.
William Ebongue Sipamio was also a member of the French national academy.

RACING MÉTRO’S 19-year-old prop William Ebongue Sipamio died on Tuesday two days after he helped his side win a national title, the French Top 14 club announced.

The cause of death was not immediately given.

Ebongue Sipamio, also a member of the French national academy, “died Tuesday evening in his room at Plessis-Robinson” where the club’s headquarters are located, Racing announced in a statement.

“An autospy is underway to determine the causes of death,” the club added without providing further details.

Racing, with Ebongue Sipamio in the team, won the U19 national title on Sunday.

- © AFP, 2014

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