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Nnadozie emerges best goalkeeper in France

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Super Falcons goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie has been voted the best goalkeeper in the French D1 Arkema (women’s league).

The Paris FC goalie, beat Olympic Lyon’s Christiane Endler and Katarzyna Kiedrzynek of Paris SG to win the award.

It’s the first time Chiamaka will be winning the individual trophy following her nomination last season.

She posted a stellar performances during campaigns for Paris FC in the league and Europe.

Chiamaka’s rating came to the fore with her heroics in saving penalty during this season for Paris FC.

In all, the 23 year-old Nigeria international saved seven penalties this season, the highest by any goalkeeper in Europe.

Her scintillating prowess attracted the commendation of Paris FC’s President, Pierre Ferracci.

He praised the goalie for her exemplary displays and claimed she deserved to win the award.

“It’s very pleasing, because she deserves it and she achieved an exceptional Champions League and not only on penalties.

“She is adorable. It is deserved. We know that she will be courted this summer but we will try to keep her,” Ferracci said at the ceremony.

Paris FC are third in the League with 42 points, eight points behind Paris Saint-Germain, their local rivals, and a further 11 points away from Lyon, the league leaders.

Culled from Complete Sports


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