IFFHS AWARDS 2019 – THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN GOALKEEPER : SARI VAN VEENENDAAL (NETHERLANDS/FC ARSENAL/ATLETICO DE MADRID)

IFFHS AWARDS 2019

THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN GOALKEEPER 2019

SARI VAN VEENENDAAL AT THE TOP !

Netherland’s Sari Van Veenendaal , best Goalkeeper at the FIFA World Cup 2019 in France, has won the IFFHS Award of The World’s Best Woman Goalkeeper of the Year with a great margin before the French three times consecutive winner Sarah Bouhaddi (2016,2017,2018), ranking at second place and US Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, World Champion.

Football experts and journalists of 90 countries from all continents voted Van Veenendaal for her major role in her country’s success to reach the World Cup Final. Her contribution resulted in winning the silver medal and the Golden Glove for the best Goalkeeper of the tournament. She became also champion with FC Arsenal in the english Premier League before signing a new contract in Spain with Atlético de Madrid for a new challenge.

Chile’s Goalkeeper Christiane Endler took a great fifth place, being a candidate to win in the next years.

                   THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN GOALKEEPER 2019

RankingNameCountryClubPoints
1Sari VAN VEENENDAALNetherlandsFC Arsenal/Atlético Madrid185
2Sarah BOUHADDIFranceOlympique Lyonnais92
3Alyssa NAEHERUSARS Chicago82
4Hedvig LINDAHLSwedenFC Chelsea/VFL Wolfsburg52
5Christiane ENDLERChileParis SG42
6Sandra PANOSSpainFC Barcelona23
7Almuth SCHULTGermanyVFL Wolfsburg22
8BARBARABrazilKindermann21
9Laura GIULIANIItalyFC Juventus20
10Karen BARDSLEYEnglandFC Manchester City18
11Ashlyn HARRISUSAOrlando Pride14
12Ann-Katrin BERGERGermanyFC Chelsea11
13Ayaka YAMASHITAJapanTV Beleza7
14Vanina CORREAArgentinaRosario Central/CA San Lorenzo5
15Lydia WILLIAMSAustraliaSeattle Reign FC4
16Andile DLAMINISouth AfricaMamelodi Sundowns1
16Ingrid HJELMSTETHNorwayStabaek1
16Stephanie LABBECanadaNorth Caroline Courage1
16Chiamake NNADOZIENigeriaVFL Wolfsburg1

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