Former Nigerian midfielder, Ajuma Ameh-Otache, has died. She was 33 years old. According to reports, Ajuma died on Saturday, November 10th. She had been battling a rare muscular disease

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

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.

May her soul rest in peace.

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