A Nigerian football player, Uchenna Kanu, has been named the US Women’s Player of the Year by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Kanu was honoured with the award following a record-breaking year in the United States.
It was reported that Kanu, who is a striker, had emerged the all-time career leader with 157 goals and 366 points.
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 plays forward for the American college, Southeastern Fire.