Rahima Khatun, mother of former national footballer cum former BFF member Abdul Gaffar, passed away on Wednesday at Shomorita hospital in the capital. She was 85.
She left behind five sons, three daughter and large number of admirers to mourn her death.
Rahima Khatun breathed her last at about 1:20 am on Wednesday. She was undergoing treatment at the ICU of the hospital with serious injury after falling down from the bed two days back.
Abdul Gaffar, also a former DCC councilor, played for Dhaka Abahani, Dhaka Mohammedan and Dhaka Wanderers Club, apart from national team.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh Sports Journalists Association (BSJA) condoled the death of Rahima Khatun.