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.