Women's football: Tabitha Chawinga, the Malawian star of Paris SG

Author of a resounding hat-trick this Sunday, November 12 against Dijon, Tabitha Chawinga, the new Malawian striker of PSG, has wasted no time to get her marks in the championship of France women's football. It's no surprise that she's been collecting goals everywhere she's been and is a star in Malawi.

Tabitha Chawinga, during the PSG-Manchester United match in the Champions League on October 18, 2023. (illustration). Getty Images - Soccrates Images

By: Martin Guez Follow


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Chawinga: That's two zeros and one more goal for the little Malawian bombshell! Chawinga is chawing-esque! The hat-trick! French commentators have not finished pronouncing Tabitha Chawinga's name. It was a remarkable arrival for the Malawian striker who settled in the French capital after a hell of a world tour. She scored a hat-trick on Sunday in the league, and is becoming a star in her sport and in her country, Malawi.

Because there is an atmosphere in Lilongwé when Tabitha Chawinga brings back trophies, such as the title of top scorer in the Italian league a few weeks ago in the jersey of Inter Milan. The 27-year-old left-hander could well achieve the same feat in France with PSG, she to whom everyone has barred the way to the nets. And not just opposing defenses...

Blows from his parents and opponents...

First of all, her parents, who did not hesitate to hit her if they saw her with a ball in the streets of Rumphi, in northern Malawi. Then there were her adversaries, who did not hesitate to undress her to verify that she was indeed a woman.

Bullying and humiliation that didn't stop him. Quite the opposite. She started out at DD Sunshine in Lilongwe, then a sensational arrival in the Swedish league, where she averaged more than a goal per game, a four-year stint with China, then the explosion at Inter Milan: 23 goals in 23 games, and a title of top scorer in the league.

She is now at PSG, who have been following her for six years. The striker seems to be starting on the same footing. Six goals in six games, including Sunday's hat-trick against Dijon. A "Chawinga" that is already "XXL".

Hat_trick in today's game against Dijon,She's cooking,
putting Malawi's flag on the map🇲🇼🔥🙌

Like/Retweet if you're proud of Tabitha Chawinga pic.twitter.com/795fVwbbhM

— MALAWIAN CHILD🇲🇼 (@JulioMulenga) November 12, 2023

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