Tragic! Promising female Jamaican player dies after being stabbed to death.
Jamaica has recorded the death of a female professional footballer who was confirmed dead after a stabbing incident in Jamaica’s capital city, Kingston. After been rushed to the hospital, she was officially pronounced dead by the police.
The stabbing was reported to have been transpired after dispute over a mobile phone at about 8.50 pm local time on Thursday.
However, a woman has been arrested as part of investation proceedings in ascertaining the root cause. The late Clarke played for Waterhouse FC, scoring on her international debut during Jamaica’s 12-1 of Cuba in the Olympic qualifiers, in September. In a statement released to BBC Sport , Jamaica Football Federation ( JFF ) president Michael Ricketts said: “The JFF is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of young Ms Clarke – someone who would have shown so much promise , not just as a player but as a person.” “I must use this opportunity to personally, and certainly on behalf of the JFF , extend my most profound condolences to the immediate family members and friends of Ms Clarke , her school family at Excelsior and, of course, her club Waterhouse.”