JFF extends congratulations to Khadija Shaw for historic Participant of the 12 months Award

The Jamaica Soccer Federation (JFF) has prolonged heat congratulations to Reggae Woman Khadija Shaw for her exceptional achievement in being voted the Soccer Writers’ Affiliation Girls’s Participant of the 12 months in England’s Girls’s Tremendous League.

In an official assertion launched on Friday, the JFF highlighted Shaw’s vital influence on the Manchester Metropolis membership, noting that she secured 53 % of the votes to clinch the distinguished Participant of the 12 months title. The federation emphasised Shaw’s constant efficiency on the sphere as a testomony to her distinctive expertise and dedication.

JFF President Michael Ricketts expressed his delight at Shaw’s recognition, describing the award as a “stunning feather in her cap” and a momentous event for Jamaican soccer. Ricketts praised Shaw’s consistency and famous her elevated customary of play all through the season, foreseeing constructive implications for the nationwide staff’s future success. He additionally prolonged properly needs to Shaw for a speedy restoration from her latest harm.

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21 targets and offering three assists in 18 video games

Shaw’s excellent contributions to Manchester Metropolis’s marketing campaign this season are evident, with the Reggae Women captain scoring 21 targets and offering three assists in 18 video games earlier than sustaining a damaged foot in her final Girls’s Tremendous League match in opposition to West Ham.

Notably, Shaw’s achievement marks a historic second for Jamaican soccer, as she turns into the primary nationwide consultant to obtain the esteemed Participant of the 12 months award. Earlier Jamaican-born recipients, together with John Barnes and Raheem Sterling, attained the glory throughout their tenure as England internationals.

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As Shaw continues her journey in soccer, the JFF stands pleased with her accomplishments and appears ahead to witnessing her continued success each on and off the sphere.

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