Vihiga Queens Keeper Lilian Awuor Lands top tier European Team

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Harambee Starlets and Vihiga Queens goalkeeper, Lilian Awuor

Harambee Starlets and Vihiga Queens goalkeeper, Lilian Awuor, will join French top tier side ASJ Soyaux-Charente next week.

Queens revealed the news through their Facebook Page adding that Awuor will travel Sunday to finalize the deal.

This follows her stellar performance at the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Club Champions League in Egypt last year.

The hawk eyed 24 year old keeper attracted a number of African and European clubs after pulling some world class saves during CAF Champions league.


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“The Executive Committee of Vihiga Queens Football Club is proud to announce that our goalkeeper Lilian Awuor Onyango is set to travel to France to join ASJ Soyaux-Charente (Association Sportive Jeunesse de Soyaux Charente) commonly known as Soyaux Women Football Club that plays in the French Top Division,” read the statement in part.

“Lilian will leave the country on Sunday evening and land in Paris, France on the morning of Monday, January 17.

“This is just one of the developing interests in our players accruing from our recent participation in the CAF WCL Zonal Qualifiers (CECAFA) and Total Energies CAF Women’s Champions League in Nairobi, Kenya and Cairo, Egypt respectively,” it read further.

“We hope that more of the interests develop into opportunities for our girls to go forth and conquer the global football world,” concluded the statement.


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