FIFA announces Golden Glove, Golden Boot and Young Player Award nominees
FIFA has announced the shortlists for the adidas Golden Ball (8), adidas Golden Glove (3) and Hyundai Young Player (3) Awards. The respective lists have been submitted by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG).
adidas Golden Glove at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 nominees:
The adidas Golden Glove will be presented to the tournament’s best goalkeeper.
Nadine ANGERER (GER)
Ayumi KAIHORI (JPN)
Hope SOLO (USA)
adidas Golden Ball at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ nominees:
The adidas Golden Ball will be awarded to the best player of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015. The adidas Silver and Bronze Ball Awards will be presented to the second and third-best players.
Saori ARIYOSHI (JPN)
Lucy BRONZE (ENG)
Amandine HENRY (FRA)
Julie JOHNSTON (USA)
Carli LLOYD (USA)
Aya MIYAMA (JPN)
Megan RAPINOE (USA)
Celia SASIC (GER)
Hyundai Young Player Award at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015:
The Hyundai Young Player Award will be presented to the best young footballer born on or after 1 July 1995.
Kadeisha BUCHANAN (CAN)
Ada HEGERBERG (NOR)
Jiali TANG (CHN)
All award winners will be decided by the FIFA TSG.
The winners, including the adidas Golden, Silver and Bronze Boots for the tournament’s top scorers and the FIFA Fair Play Trophy, will be announced after the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 Final on 5 July.
Good luck to all the candidates – Who do you think deserves to win?
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