For the first time in his history, the IFFHS has proceeded to a vote from his 91 members around the World and from all continents to establish THE IFFHS WOMEN WORLD TEAM OF THE YEAR .
Olympique Lyon, winner for the 4th time of THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN CLUB Award, has dominated again with 4 players in the WORLD TEAM of the year and 5 players and 1 coach in the Substitutes team. Behind Lyon, Manchester City (3) and Orlando Pride (2) were the clubs the most represented in the teams.
France and Netherlands were both represented by 4 players and 1 coach before England (3 players) and USA (2 players).
For the IFFHS Woman World Team of the year, 8 players came from UEFA , 2 from CONCACAF, Alex Morgan who won the Champions league with Lyon and finished the year with Orlando Pride, and Carli Lloyd, the IFFHS Playmaker 2015, and 1 from AFC, Samantha Kerr, the goalgetter from Australia and Sky Blue , who realized a fantastic season. Lieke Martens, IFFHS World Playmaker 2017 and Sarah Bouhaddi, IFFHS World Goalkeeper 2017, were also represented in this first WORLD WOMEN TEAM of the year.
IFFHS WOMEN WORLD TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017
Sarah BOUHADDI (France/Olympique Lyon) 32% votes
Lucy BRONZE (England/Manchester City FC/Olympique Lyon) 46 %
Wendie RENARD (France/Olympique Lyon) 52 %
Stephanie HOUGHTON (England/Manchester City FC) 26%
Anouk DEKKER (Netherlands/Montpellier HSC) 20%
Dzsenifer MAROZSAN (Germany/Olympique Lyon) 68%
Pernilla HARDER (Denmark/VFL Wolfsburg) 40%
Carli LLOYD (USA/Houston Dash/Manchester City FC) 40%
Lieke MARTENS (Netherlands/FC Rosengard/FC Barcelona) 75%
Alex MORGAN (USA/Olympique Lyon/Orlando Pride) 32%
Samantha KERR (Australia/Sky Blue FC) 35%
Sarina WIEGMAN (Netherlands) 52%
Goalkeeper : Sari VAN VEENENDAAL (Netherlands/Arsenal FC) 24%
Defenders : Griedge M’BOCK (France/Olympique Lyon) 14%
Kadeisha BUCHANAN (Canada/Olympique Lyon) 14%
Nilla FISCHER (Sweden/VFL Wolfsburg) 12%
Verena ASCHAUER (Austria/SC Sand) 14%
Midfielders : Saki KUMAGAI (Japan/Olympique Lyon) 12%
Camille ABILY (France/Olympique Lyon) 22%
MARTA (Brazil/FC Rosengard/Orlando Pride) 30%
Forwards : Vivianne MIEDEMA (Netherlands/FC Bayern/Arsenal FC) 26%
Ada HEGERBERG (Norway/Olympique Lyon) 12%
Jodie TAYLOR (England/Arsenal FC/Melbourne City) 20%
Coach : Gerard PRECHEUR (France/Olympique Lyon) 12%