Nigerians and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are mourning the death of Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine, ex-Super Falcons player following her sad death.
NFF announced Chiejine’s demise on its Twitter handle @thenff, stating that she died on Wednesday after a brief illness at the age of 36. Chiejine plied her football trade with SSVSM-Kairat Almaty in the Kazakhstani Championship before her death.
She also played for FC Indiana in USA’s W-League, KMF Kuopio and PK-35 Vantaa in Finland and Zvezda Perm in Russia. Chiejine was part of the Super Falcons’ squad to the 1999, 2003 and 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cups and the 2000 and 2008 Summer Olympics. See the NFF tweet below: