India's Aditi Chauhan Asian woman footballer of year in England

Aditi became the first Indian to feature in a FA Women's Premier League club when she was signed up by West Ham Ladies.

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2015, 09:13 AM IST
India's Aditi Chauhan Asian woman footballer of year in England
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New Delhi: India's Aditi Chauhan on Thursday added another feather to her cap, as she won the Woman in Football Award at the third Asian Football Awards in London.

In doing so, the Delhi girl handed herself the perfect birthday present, which she celebrated a day later on Friday.

The 23-year-old's competition for the award included Tanvie Hans and Monica Sharma Fulham and London Bari LFC captain Sabah Mahmoud.

The Delhi girl plays as a goalkeeper for West Ham Ladies in England's FA Women's Premier League.

Three months ago, Aditi became the first Indian to feature in a FA Women's Premier League club when she was signed up by West Ham Ladies.