Reports are that one of the Island’s most talented local-based female player Tarania “plum Plum” Clarke was stabbed to death last Thursday night by another female after an argument developed over a cell phone.
Tarania Clarke was 20 years old Reggae Girl defender and captained the Water House, female football team.
Jamaica Football federation wrote the following online “The JFF mourns the loss of Tarania Clarke who was injured and sadly passed away last night having succumbed to her injuries. We express our deepest condolences to her family and friends during this very challenging time. Jamaica’s female football suffers a significant loss as she was a very talented player.
#ReggaeGirlz Tarania ‘Plum Plum’ Clarke, Captain of Waterhouse FC, scored on debut for the Senior Reggae Girlz on September 30 in the 12-1 win over Cuba.
The JFF also posted “President of the Jamaica Football Federation, Mr. Michael Ricketts- stated in his statement ” The Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) is indeed 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. The JFF must give as much support as we can during this time of bereavement to her mother and close friends. Indeed, we are truly saddened . I want to use this opportunity to implore our young persons to find different ways to solve our issues than just taking the lives of your loved ones.”
See her world-class below while on debut for Jamaica.
Watch as Plum plum mother recounts her best memories.
Tarania Clarke was stabbed once and pronounced dead at the hospital, Rumours state that she was stabbed by her lover.