Nigerian-British professional footballer, Eniola Aluko has gotten her name etched in the history books after she was appointed Aston Villa’s first-ever female sporting director.
The big announcement was made on Wednesday, January 22nd by the club.
— Aston Villa Women (@AVWFCOfficial) January 22, 2020
Aluko also took to Twitter to share the news.
I am delighted to announce my new role as sporting director of @AVWFCOfficial The clubs commitment, investment & ambition towards building a leading womens program of excellence is exciting and I am proud of this opportunity to lead within the historic Villa family. pic.twitter.com/D3pFTQVU60
— Eniola Aluko (@EniAlu) January 22, 2020
She recently retired from international football after 102 appearances for England.