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Florence Omagbemi Nominated For FIFA Best Women’s Coach Award


Nigeria’s Omagbemi Nominated For FIFA Best Women’s Coach Award

Nigeria’s Super Falcons head coach, Florence Omagbemi has been nominated among 10 coaches shortlisted for the best FIFA Women’s coach award 2017.

Omagbemi’s nomination on the 10-shortlist coaches of the year was revealed by the world football ruling on Thursday, following recommendations from panel of women’s football experts.

The former Super Falcons midfielder and captain guided the Nigerian senior women’s national team to win the 2016 African Women Cup Of Nations (AWCON), after beating hosts Cameroon 1-0 at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Omnisports Stadium in Yaoundé.

Among those nominated on the list include, Olivier Echouafni head coach of the French national team, Emma Hayes of Chelsea Ladies, Ralf Kellermann head coach of the VFL Wolfsburg (women) and Xavi Llorens head coach of FC Barcelona Ladies.

Others on the list are, Nils Nielsen of the Danish senior women national team, Gerard Precheur head coach of Olympique Lyonnais Ladies, Dominik Thalhammer head coach of Australian women national team, Sarina Wiegman of Netherlands women national team and Hwang Yong-Bong both of Korea DPR women team and Korea DPR U-20 women national teams.

The winner of the award will be decided by four main stakeholders involved in football: national team coaches, captains, selected media and the fans.Voting commences on Monday 21 August and closes on 7 September.

The final lists of three nominees for the men’s and women’s player and coach categories – as well as for the FIFA Puskás Award, the FIFA Fan Award and the brand new The Best FIFA Goalkeeper Award – will be announced in mid-September.

Meanwhile, all winners will be presented with their awards at the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony will holds Monday 23 October, 2017.
The 10 candidates in full:

* Olivier Echouafni (FRA – French national team)
* Emma Hayes (ENG – Chelsea Ladies)
* Ralf Kellermann (GER – VfL Wolfsburg)
* Xavi Llorens (ESP – FC Barcelona Femeni)
* Nils Nielsen (DEN – Danish national team)
* Florence Omagbemi (NGA – Nigerian national team)
* Gerard Precheur (FRA – Olympique Lyonnais Feminin)
* Dominik Thalhammer (AUT – Austrian national team)
* Sarina Wiegman (NED – Netherlands national team)
* Hwang Yong-Bong (PRK – Korea DPR / Korea DPR U-20 national teams)


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