Malawi women’s national football team star striker, Tabitha Chawinga, has spoken on her next challenge in her career after signing for Chinese Women’s Football League giants, Jiangsu Suning.
Chawinga signed for Suning from Swedish side, Kvarnsvedens IK, last season.
She is bracing for the challenges of culture in China.
Last season the 21-year-old former Lilongwe’s DD Sunshine player top-scored in Sweden with 25 goals. Now, she is ready to transfer her form to China.
“It has been a great experience as I have met new friends,” the 21-year-old told www.shekicks. net. “It is a new culture but it is all fun and I like it.
“I can’t wait to learn a few lines of Chinese. My family was excited that I was moving to China and they are supporting me. At first I was at a hotel, but I have a house now, living alone.”
On Friday, Chawinga was voted Best Female Athlete during Malawi Sports Awards held in Lilongwe.
Last year, Chawinga became the first Malawian to be nominated for the Confederation of African Football Player of the Year Award.
She was also Malawi’s top scorer at the Cosafa Women’s Championship held in Zimbabwe last year.