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Nigerian born footballer Eniola Aluko makes history in England

Nigerian born footballer Eniola Aluko makes history in England

- Eniola Aluko recently broke a record as she was included in the PFA Women's Super League (WSL) Team of the Year

- The English forward is the first female footballer of African descent to appear in a PFA award twice

- The 30-year-old is the elder sister to Super Eagles star Sone Aluko who currently plays for Fulham

Nigerian born female footballer Eniola Aluko broke is now the first female footballer of African descent to appear in a PFA award twice.

The award ceremony was on April 23, 2017 and the England forward who plays for Chelsea Ladies FC was included in the Women’s Super League (WSL) Team of the Year.

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The 30-year-old is the elder sister to Super Eagles star Sone Aluko who currently plays for Fulham but she opted to play for England in 2004.

Nigerian born footballer Eniola Aluko makes history in England

Eniola Aluko in action for England national team.

She won the 'Young Person of the Year' award at the Football Association (FA) Awards.

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Also, she made history as the first female football pundit on BBC’s show, Match of the Day in 2014.

Nigerian born footballer Eniola Aluko makes history in England

Eniola Aluko on BBC's show.

In 2016 she claimed the golden boot having scored nine goals in 16 games for Chelsea Ladies.

Recall that NAIJ.com reported last year that she helped Chelsea Ladies win their first ever major trophy.

Also on the local scene, watch the Super Eagles as they prepare for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

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