Khadija Shaw Makes History as Manchester City’s Record Goal Scorer

In a groundbreaking achievement for Jamaican football, Khadija “Bunny” Shaw has etched her name in the annals of Manchester City’s history by becoming the women’s record goal scorer for the club. Shaw’s remarkable feat came as she surpassed Georgia Stanway’s previous record of 67 goals during Manchester City’s recent 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Manchester United at the prestigious Etihad Stadium.

The electrifying win not only secured bragging rights in the derby but also propelled Manchester City to the summit of the Women’s Super League, underscoring Shaw’s pivotal role in the team’s success. Her historic goal, which came just two minutes into the second half, was a testament to her skill and composure under pressure.

Shaw’s journey to this milestone has been nothing short of extraordinary, achieving the record in just her third full season with Manchester City. This impressive accomplishment contrasts starkly with Stanway’s tally of 67 goals, which was achieved over a span of 186 appearances between 2015 and 2022.

The significance of Shaw’s achievement extends beyond the football pitch, serving as a source of pride and inspiration for Jamaicans worldwide. Her rise to becoming Manchester City’s record goal scorer symbolizes the immense talent and potential harbored within Jamaica’s footballing community.

As Shaw continues to dazzle on the international stage, her historic achievement serves as a testament to the power of determination, skill, and unwavering dedication. Jamaicans everywhere stand united in celebration of Khadija “Bunny” Shaw’s remarkable feat, as she cements her place in footballing history.

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