Super Falcons forward wins player of the year in USA

Nigeria Super Falcons forward Uchenna Kanu as been named the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in USA.

The forward scored a record breaking 135 goals, emerging as the All time career leader.

The award was decided by the NAIA-Women’s Soccer Coaches Association officers and seven additional women’s coaches and three 11-member teams on Wednesday.

Kanu was the highest goal scorer in Maiden edition of the WAFU women’s CUP which the Super Falcons won in May.

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She also represented Nigeria at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.

Kanu who graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management this month, now plays for Pensacola FC


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