Queens’ defender selected for induction into Robert Morris University Athletic Hall of Fame

Author: Beatrice Laryea
Linda Eshun - Recognised for her role as a sportswoman.

Black Queens defender Linda Eshun has been selected for induction into the Robert Morris University Athletic Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony, which will be held alongside the University’s Annual Signing Day Celebration, is scheduled to come off on Saturday, February 16 at the school’s Athletic Convocation Centre which is located at 2121 S Goebbert Road in Arlington Heights.

Per a statement signed by the Director of Athletics and Head Football Coach, Jared Williamson, the 26-year-old defender has proven to be a standout student athlete at the University hence the nomination.

The statement read: “I am pleased to inform you that, as a standout student-athlete at Robert Morris University you have been nominated and selected for induction into the Robert Morris University Athletic Hall of Fame. The selection is based on numerous accomplishments, including the leadership you displayed on your NAIA National Tournament qualifying Eagles teams. Congratulations on your selection.”

The statement continued: “The Hall of Fame ceremony will take place prior to the start of our men's senior day basketball game. The pre-game induction will begin at approximately 3:00 pm. Each inductee is most welcome to invite friends and family to the ceremony and stick around afterward for some food and fellowship with current and past RMU family members,”

Linda joined the national senior women's football team since 2014. She competed at the 2014 African Women's Championship as well as the 2018 Total Women’s Africa Cup of Nations held in Ghana.

The enterprising defender, now plies her trade with UMF Grindavik based in Grindavík, Iceland,  in the Úrvalsdeild kvenna, the top-tier women's football league in Iceland.

She played for Sekondi-based Hasaacas Ladies in the National Women’s League.

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