OLYMPIQUE LYONNAIS THE BEST
French club Olympique Lyonnais once again displayed its domination of women’s world football when it won his fifth Award in seven years by claiming the 2018 IFFHS World’s Best Woman Club.
Football experts of 90 countries from all continents had no difficulty in awarding Olympique Lyonnais a massive 302 points with a confortable gap to VFL Wolfsburg (winner of the other 2 Awards in 2013 and 2014) second on 138 points and US best team 2018, North Carolina Courage FC third on 37 points.
Olympique Lyonnais has qualified since 2009 for seven finals of the UEFA Champions League and won five european titles in 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2018 ! A record in the women’s football history !
The French club has also won the French First Division twelve times in a row since 2007 and seven Coupe de France titles. Captain Wendie Renard has won all the titles with Olympique Lyonnais since the beginning and she had great teammates like The World’s Best Woman Playmaker 2016 and 2018, Dzsenifer Marozsan or the World’s Best Woman Goalkeeper 2016, 17 and 18 Sarah Bouhaddi . The team played an attractive offensive football and is the reference in women’s world football. VFL Wolfsburg and the USA club teams are currently the only teams able to contest the superiority of Lyon.
Wendie Renard the captain of OL with the Trophy 2017
RANKING IFFHS : THE WORLD’S BEST WOMAN CLUB 2018
|3||NORTH CAROLINA COURAGE FC||USA||37|
|4||MANCHESTER CITY FC||England||24|
|5||SAO JOSE EC||Brazil||15|
|7||MELBOURNE CITY FC||Australia||13|
|8||FC BAYERN MUNCHEN||Germany||11|
|9||PORTLAND THORNS FC||USA||10|
|12||CLUB ATLETCO DE MADRID||Spain||6|
|SEATTLE REIGN FC||USA||4|
|15||RIVERS ANGELS FC||Nigeria||1|