Racing youngster dies in room

28th May 2014, 14:02

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Sad news: Ebongue Sipamio

Sad news: Ebongue Sipamio

Racing Métro have announced that youngster Ebongue Sipamio died on Tuesday two days after he helped his side claim the U19 title.

Racing Métro have announced that young prop Ebongue Sipamio died on Tuesday just two days after he helped his side win the French national title.

The 19-year-old's cause of death was not given, only that he "died Tuesday evening in his room at Plessis-Robinson" where the club's headquarters are located, Racing announced in a statement.

"An autopsy is underway to determine the causes of death," the club said without providing details.

Sipamio, also a member of the French academy, helped Racing to the U19 national title on Sunday.