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Football Star, Derrick Otim, Dies at the Age of 24

The English-born Ghanaian football star, Derrick Otim, is dead. The young lad, who was only 24 years at the time of his death was said to have drowned in Lake Keowee, South Carolina, United States of America.

The footballer played for Nottingham Forest Football Club and also trained in their academy before moving to the United States of America to study at Xavier University. His former football club has paid him their last respects in a tweet, thus:

“Rest in peace, Derrick ??

#NFFC are saddened to learn of the passing of former academy player Derrick Otim.

The thoughts of everyone at the club go out to his friends and family at this tragic time.”

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