Abdoulaye Diaw


Age: 70

Senegalese football coach and former national technical director of the Senegalese Football Federation (FSF) who had accompanied the Senegal national team during its comeback to the African Cup of Nations tournament in Cairo, Egypt in 1986 after 17 years of desert crossing, but who continued to coach several teams throughout Africa and most recently the football club ASC Niary Tally despite his advanced age.

Cause of Death: Crushed to death during the Hajj stampede

Born: December 9, 1944

Died: September 24, 2015

Mina, Saudi Arabia