PRETORIA-(MaraviPost)-Malawian women’s football star Tabitha Chawinga has been nominated for World African Woman in Sport Awards by South Africa-based gsport.co.za.
The China-based Scorchers captain will be competing with Kenyan middle and long-distance athlete Faith Kipyego and South Africa Fifa referee Akhona Makalima.
In a message posted on the organisation website, www.gs.sport.co.za, Tabitha has been nominated for her exploits in Italy where she played for a season-long loan from China’s Wuhan Jianghan.
Reads the statement: “Tabitha Chawinga, the Malawian Footballer, made history as the First African player to secure the 2023 Italian Serie A Women’s Golden Boot Award. Her remarkable achievement, driven by her 23 goals for Inter Milan Woman in the 2022/2023 season, showcases her prowess and dedication to the sport.”
Writing on her Facebook Page, she called for people to vote for her saying: “Vote for Tabitha Chawinga as your favourite African Woman In Sport Award at www.gsport.co.za./voting ends until August 31, 2023.