Former Falcons goalie Aluko-Olaseni dies of cancer

Former Super Falcons goalkeeper Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni, has died after losing an eight-year battle with cancer.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed this in a post on X on March 2.

The X post said “We are sad to hear of the passing of former @NGSuper_Falcons
goalkeeper Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni, after an eight-year battle with cancer. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May her gentle soul rest in peace”

Aluko-Olaseni, in addition to playing for Nigeria, also played for Nigeria Women Premier League clubs Rivers Angels and Sunshine Queens.

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