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Super Falcons media officer dies

16 July 2015, 15:23Israel Ojoko

Abuja - Super Falcons media officer Gracious Akujobi is dead.

News of her sudden death filtered in early Thursday afternoon, just as the Super Falcons concluded their morning training in Abuja.

They are preparing for the 2016 Olympics qualifier against Equatorial Guinea billed for this weekend in Abuja.

Also read: Equatorial Guinea plan Super Falcons defeat

Akujobi, who is in her 30s, was said to have been rushed to the hospital after indicating dizziness and state of being unwell during the training in Abuja. She was pronounced dead at the hospital after reportedly suffering from internal bleeding and other complications.

Akujobi, who worked with Prompt News Online since 2013 covering the Sports Beat, just returned with the Super Falcons from Canada where the team featured at the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Condolences have been pouring in on her Facebook page and twitter handles, with majority expressing shock at her death and praying God give the family the courage to bear the loss.

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