Super Falcons Ex-Goalkeeper Is Dead


Former Super Falcons goalkeeper, Bidemi Aluko-Olaseni, has passed on.

It was gathered that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the sad news on its X handle on Saturday.

According to the terse statement, Aluko died after battling with breast cancer for eight years.

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NFF wrote, “We are sad to hear of the passing of former Super 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.”

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Aluko was initially diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2017 and was given the all-clear a year later after undergoing treatment and a mastectomy.



However, she was again diagnosed with the disease in January 2019 and underwent 10 chemotherapy sessions.



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