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Buhari mourns ex-Super Falcons striker, Ifeanyi Chiejine


President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with family, friends, and fans of former Super Falcons striker, 36-year-old Ifeanyi Stephanie Chiejine, who passed on recently.

The President also condoled with the Super Falcons and sports authorities over the loss of the dedicated and passionate player, who made history as the youngest player in the Women’s World Cup in 1999.

President Buhari affirmed that Chiejine was a worthy ambassador of Nigeria with her dexterity on the field and providing leadership for the national U-20 team as the first captain, commending her patriotism in playing for the country at three World Cup tournaments and two Olympic Games.

President Buhari, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina yesterday prayed that God would receive the soul of the departed, and grant her family the fortitude to bear the loss.

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