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2023 Chinese Women's Footballer of the Year Goes to Zhang Linyan from BNU

On Feb. 26, Zhang Linyan, an undergraduate from the School of P.E. and Sports of BNU, was named the 2023 Chinese Women’s Footballer of the Year at the Best Chinese Football Awards 2023 ceremony in Shanghai, becoming the second BNUer who win the honor after Wang Shuang.

The Award aims to recognize Chinese women's football players who have performed outstandingly in the past year. The selection criteria for this award include players' skills, game performance, contribution to the team, and social influence. The winners of this award are all leading players in the field of women's football.

In the past year, Zhang Linyan participated in many international competitions with the Chinese women's football team and achieved impressive honors in both the national team and her club. Her outstanding performance not only won awards for the Chinese women's football team but also set a new benchmark for Chinese football. As a rising star of the Chinese women's football team, Zhang Linyan is building her own legend on the football field.

Regarding the award, Zhang said, "lt marks a new beginning for me and is more an encouragement, hope to deliver even better performances in the future, contributing to Chinese football,"

Looking forward to the future, Zhang Linyan said that she will continue to work hard to continuously improve her overall capacity, and contribute to the development of Chinese football. At the same time, she also hopes that through her efforts and performance, she can inspire more young people to love and participate in sports and make greater contributions to the prosperity of China's sports industry.