Ex Nigeria player Ajuma Ottache, and the only female coach in the Nationwide league one, has passed on.
Ajuma won the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in 2004 and represented the Country at both the Olympic games and the Africa Games in the same year.
Per Tobex Sports, she had been battling a rare muscular disease which resurfaced while on national assignment with the U17 women’s team. She died midday on Saturday.
The Nigeria Football Federation paid tribute to late former national team footballer and Coach:
We are sad to hear of the sudden passing of former @NGSuper_Falcons midfielder, AWCON winner, Olympian, Ajuma Otache who passed on Saturday. Our thoughts are with her young family. May her soul rest in peace