2023 CAF Awards: Falcons’ Nnadozie wins women’s goalkeeper of the year

Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, has been crowned the CAF Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year for 2023 on Monday night.

The Paris FC of France shot-stopper beat fellow goalkeepers in the form of Moroccan shot-stopper Khadija El-Rmichi and South Africa’s Andile Olaminii

The award is a reward for her heroics in the Women’s World Cup in Canada and Australia finishing the tournament with three clean sheets

The 23-year-old, in her acceptance speech, said, ”I just want to use this great opportunity to say a very great thank you to the organisers and also for remembering the female goalkeeper this year.”

“I also want to say a very big thank you to the Nigerian football president for everything he has done in the Nigerian league and female football. I am a product of Nigerian female football.”

“Also, thank you to my club, Paris FC for all the encouragement, and thanks to everyone who voted for me and who nominated me.”

“And to all the young girls who grew up in Africa, dreaming of becoming footballers one day—believe me, dreams do come true.”

“My dad never wanted me to play, but I am sure he is going to see this tonight and he is going to be happy.”

“Keep dreaming; keep working hard. Thank you”

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