Former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyi Chiejine, is dead.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, announced her death in a brief statement posted to their official Twitter handle on Thursday.
The Nigerian Football Federation said that she passed away on Wednesday after a brief illness.
NFF wrote in a tweet: “So sad to hear about the demise of former @NGSuper_Falcons attacking midfielder Ifeanyi Chiejine. Her sumptuous goal and subsequent backflips in the group stage game against Mali in Warri at AWC 2002 remains fresh in my memory. Sleep on sabi player!,” journalist Fisayo Diaro also wrote on Twitter.