Malawi women football icon Tabitha Chawinga wins Chinese Player of the Year award

Malawi women football icon Tabitha Chawinga continues to  make a mark in the Chinese women’s top-flight  league as  she has been named 2018 Women Footballer of the Year in China

Since her arrival in China from Sweden, the Malawi international has been an instant hit for Jiangsu Suning  club after she helped them to a Chinese Women Championship title and also emerged the topscorer .

Chawinga sais she could not believe that she has won the player of the year award.

“ I just thank the Almighty God for his blessings because without him I wouldn’t be where I am,” she said prayerfully.

Chawinga said “God has been wonderful” to her  and alspo gave credit to her team-mates, her  family and the football fraternity at home “for their support.”

The Malawi national football team captain said hard work and self-belief have been the main contributing factors to her success.

The Chinese Super League is rated as one of the best women’s leagues in the world and has high-profile names such as Brazilian  Cristiane Rozeira de Souza Silva, who is the highest paid player in the league and 2017 African Women footballer of the Year Asisat Oshoala from Nigeria.

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  1. Dear MNN,
    Thanks for this summary of the news from several parts of the world. Kindly, let all the gallant people of Malawi know that in Uganda, lives are getting worse. There is a man called YOWERI KALAMBO MUSEVENI who raped the country in 1986 and has since refused to go thru peaceful means. As usual, we the victims of despoticism are doing everything in our power to bend his back.
    Please sign our petition. We can sue this man in a court of law outside Uganda ofcourse. We need numbers to attract the attention of international lawyers.

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