Lexine Farrugia is Assikura Women’s Youth League best player for September/October

Lexine Farrugia, of Raiders Lija, has been voted best player for September/October in the  Assikura Women’s Youth League.

The 15-year-old Farrugia, who joined the club from Birkirkara last summer, has been influential figure for her team as Raiders Lija lead the U-21 category with seven points from three games.

Farrugia, who was on the scoresheet in the 3-0 victory against San Ġwann on the opening day of the season, said: “I would like to thank my club, Raiders Lija, for making me feel so welcome. Football is my passion and I’m very happy to be fulfilling my dream, playing for both the senior and youth teams. This award gives me great encouragement to keep improving my game. It is also very nice to see that women’s football, even at youth level, is gaining more recognition.”

Photo courtesy of Mark Zammit Cordina