Africa Africa Top Sports Awards : Noko Matlou, female Footballer of the year!

She was the favorite in the category Female Footballer of the Year to Top Africa Sports Awards. With an impressive track record, the South African Noko Matlou easily won the title ahead of several candidates of vying size as Genevova Anonman (Equatorial Guinea / Potsdam), Portia Modise (South Africa / Palace super falcons) or Rita Chikwelu (Nigeria / FC United Pietarsaari).

Accustomed to podiums, Matlou is the only South African football player to win the title of the best footballer in 2008 after a great performance ending the best striker in Afcon Ladies with 6 achievements.

She also won the awards of Cosafa (Confederation of South African Football Association) for having scored 14 goals in just 5 games at the end of the competition.

In 2011, Matlou was awarded the Sportswoman of the Year in South Africa.

The 27-year player scored 40 goals in 45 games with the national team. The striker of South Africa participated in 2012 the female tournament in the  2012 Olympic Games in London.

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