FIFA nominates Wiegman, Martens and Miedema for award

FIFA nominates Wiegman, Martens and Miedema for award

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Coach Sarina Wiegman has a chance to be named best coach of a team in 2017. Lieke Martens and Vivianne Miedema are nominated in the category best musician.

Wiegman helped Orange a little two weeks ago to the European title. The coach has competition from five other coaches: Olivier Echouafni (France), Nils Nielsen (Denmark), Florence Omagbemi (Nigeria), Dominik Thalhammer (Austria), and Hwang Yong-bong (South Korea).

The other four nominees are Emma Hayes (Chelsea), Ralf Kellermann (VfL Wolfsburg), Xavi Llorens (FC Barcelona), Gerard Precheur (Olympique Lyon).

Miedema and Martens compete with Lucy Bronze, Jodie Taylor (England), Deyna Castellanos (Venezuela), Pernille Harder (Denmark), Sam Kerr (Australia), Carli Lloyd (United States) Dzsenifer Marozsan (Germany), and Wendie Renard (France).


The EK was Martens voted the best player. Miedema was good for four hits on the EK and just had to Taylor for her to tolerate on the topscorerslijst of the tournament. Miedema was in the final against Denmark twice accurate.

National coaches, captains of national teams, journalists and fans together determine who is the prize named The Best FIFA Football Award. From Monday to Friday 7 september, on the website of the football federation are voted.

Of the ten nominees remain at three over. Monday 23rd of October in London published what coach has won.


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Best player

At that gala in London presents the FIFA also the prize for the best male footballer and the best coach of a mannenteam.

In that last category, Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Carlo Such (Bayern Munich), Antonio Conte (Chelsea), Luis Enrique (ex-FC Barcelona), Josep Guardiola (Manchester City), Leonardo Jardim (AS Monaco), Joachim Löw (Germany), José Mourinho (Manchester United), Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham Hotspur), Diego Simeone (Atletico Madrid), Tite (Brazil) and Zinedine Zidane (Real Madrid) the twelve nominees.

Later today, FIFA will announce who the remaining categories up to the contenders belong.

Last year was the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo voted best footballer and was the American Carli Lloyd to be the best wife. The former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri was the best coach at the men and the prize for best coach of a team went to the German national coach Silvia Neid.

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