MALAWI: Tabitha Chawinga dreams of meeting the stars of Inter Milan


Inter Milan women’s football team’s new striker Tabitha Chawinga says she is looking forward to meeting the stars of the men’s team such as Romelu Lukaku and learning from their experience in the Italian Serie A .

The Malawian striker answered a question from Africafootunited.com to find out if she had already met the stars of the men’s team such as the Chelsea striker on loan to the Nerazzurri, Romelu Lukaku, who is also appreciated by the African fans.

“I haven’t met the players of the men’s team yet, but I hope to have such an opportunity. It would be great to meet players like Lukaku,” the 25-year-old said.

Tabitha then posted on her facebook page that she watched the men’s team in action. « I was lucky to see the men’s team beat Sperzia 3-0, » she said.

The Malawi striker was introduced last Thursday after signing a one-year loan deal with Inter Milan from the Chinese Women’s Super League where she played at Wuhan Jiangda FC. « I am very happy. It was my dream, of course, to sign for this great Inter Milan team, so I’m really happy. This is a very big opportunity for me because every player dreams of playing for a big team like Inter. It’s the biggest team in the whole world. It’s very important because I have to achieve a lot more in my career,” she said. The Malawian arrives in Italy when the women’s championship turns Professional from the 2022-2023 season.

Recall that Tabitha Chawinga was the first player from Malawi to sign professional, it was when she signed up with the Swedish club Krokom / Dvarsatts IF, in 2014. At that time, Tabitha had scored 39 goals in 14 games well that she had missed five games because she was not yet 18, which is the minimum age for professional footballers.

She is now ready to show her talent in Italy, where women’s football has grown by leaps and bounds. The Italian women’s Serie A has 10 clubs including Juventus, Parma, Samprodia, Pomigriano, AS Roma, Sassuolo, Fiorentina, Como and AC Milan.

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