Super Falcons Suffers Loss as Former Midfielder, Ajuma Ameh-Otache Dies At 33

Ajuma Ameh-Otache

Ajuma Ameh-Otache, one of the most successful international women midfielder and 2014 winner of the African Women Cup of Nation (AWCON), dies at the age of 33.

The Olympians demise was announced by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on their official Twitter handle.

“We are sad to hear of the sudden passing of former Nigeria midfielder, African Women’s Championship winner, Olympian, Ajuma Otache who passed on Saturday,” the tweet stated.

The Super Falcon and former Pelican Star player was in charge of Goodland Rangers Football Club of Lagos and made major headlines as a successful female coach in charge of a male side.

No details of the cause of death have been given yet, but prior to her passing on, the former midfielder had been battling with a rare muscular disease.

She is survived by her husband Peter Otache and three children.

Written by Prince Simeon

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