Jennifer Echegini: Super Falcons star named best young player in Serie A

Jennifer Echegini: Super Falcons star named best young player in Serie A

Ifeanyi Ufomadu 09:03 - 04.06.2024

Juventus star Jennifer Onyi Echegini has been rewarded for outstanding performances in Italy during the just-concluded season.

Jennifer Echegini has cemented herself as Europe's most exciting talent, and this award is surely just the first of many.

The 23-year-old attacking midfielder, who only joined the Turin club in January, surpassed expectations, finishing the season with 10 goals and 1 assist in 16 appearances; the kind of numbers Asisat Oshoala would be proud of.

Juventus Women star Jennifer Echegini | Juventus Women on Instagram

The Super Falcons star has been impactful since arriving from the United States, highlighted by a stunning hat-trick against Fiorentina in March, showcasing her prolific nature in front of goal.

Jennifer Echegini wins Serie A award

In a statement on Juventus' official website, the club praised her instant impact and predicted more to come:

"Jennifer Onyi Echegini has a decisive impact with the Juventus Women.

"Having arrived in Turin last January directly from the United States, the midfielder born in 2001 took very little time to settle into the new reality, scoring 10 goals and 1 assist in 16 appearances.

"Those numbers have earned her, in just a few months, the title of eBay MVP as the best Under 23 in the women's Serie A in the season just ended.

"A dedicated commemorative plaque that will be delivered at the beginning of next season. Congratulations, Joe!"

Echegini has proved an inspired signing, with her goals leading the Bianconere to UEFA Champions League qualification.