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Feargal Quinn (27 November 1936 – 24 April 2019) was an Irish businessman, politician and television personality. He founded the Superquinn supermarket chain and served as a Senator for the National University of Ireland constituency from 1993 to 2016.

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Full name Faty Papy
Date of birth 18 September 1990
Place of birth Bujumbura, Burundi
Date of death 25 April 2019 (aged 28)
Place of death Eswatini
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder


Papy signed on 25 December 2008 for Trabzonspor, coming from AS Inter Star a football club based in Bujumbura.

Sports magazine suggested Papy as one of the 10 African Players to Watch in 2009.

On 24 June 2009 Papy was loaned out to MVV. On 5 January 2011 Trabzonspor released the Burundian midfielder by mutual consent making him a free agent.

International career

Papy represented the Burundi national football team; he made his debut on the first of June in 2008 in a game against the Seychelles national football team.

Death Casue 

Papy, who was reported to have had a heart condition, collapsed and died on 25 April 2019 while playing a match in Eswatini for Malanti Chiefs F.C.


Social media has been flooded with tributes to Burundi international Faty Papy, who collapsed during a game between his Eswatini side Malanti Chiefs and Green Mamba.

Prior to Thursday’s collapse, Faty was said to be battling a heart condition and had his stay with Bidvest Wits cut short due to his health issues.

The former Trabzonspor player played a part in Burundi’s qualification for their maiden Africa Cup of Nations berth in Egypt.

However, the sudden demise comes as a shock to the footballing world across the continent with the 2019 Afcon less than two months away.