A Nigerian football player, Uchenna Kanu, has been named the US Women’s Player of the Year by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
According to Goal.com, 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 and has also played for Nigeria’s Super Falcons.