Ex-Nigerian Footballer, Ajuma Ameh-Otache Dies At 33

Ajuma Ameh-Otache, one of Nigeria’s most successful women internationals, midfielder has died at the age of 33.

The ex footballer, who played for Nigeria at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, also won the African Women’s Cup of Nations that same year.

“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 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced on Twitter.

“Our thoughts are with her young family. May her soul rest in peace.”

Ameh-Otache also played for the Super Falcons at the 2003 All Africa Games in Abuja.

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

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

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  1. Tragic…rest in peace legend

  2. so sad, rest in peace.

    1. May his soul rest in peace. But that name is strange to me.

  3. So sad may she rest in peace

  4. Sad,may her soul rest in peace

  5. Rest in peace

  6. Eya…may he’s soul rest in peace

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