Western United women’s U16 team striker, Cathy Vavaha had two things to celebrate on Monday, their victory in the Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) U16 National women’s championship and the golden boot trophy.
The form five student from Vura secondary school bagged eight goals from four matches played.
Speaking to Star Sports after the match Vavaha said winning the golden boot is a dream come true for her.
“Prior to the competition I had aimed for this award, now I’m holding it in my hands.
“I’m so happy to receive this award and I would like to thank my team mates for their support to help me get this prize,” she said.
Vavaha said winning the award is also a challenge for her in her career as a female footballer.
She stressed that supporters and fans will be looking up to her in future competitions to repeat such impressive result and that she must try keep her standard of play.
By CARLOS ARUAFU