Ajuma Otache

Former Super Falcons midfielder Ajuma Otache has died at the age of 33.

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

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According to the verified Twitter handle of the National Football Federation, @thenff, Otache died on Saturday.

The NFF expressed sadness at the news of her death and sympathised with her young family.

No details for her cause of death have been given.

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.