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.





Goalkeeper :


Sarah BOUHADDI (France/Olympique Lyon)                                     32% votes


Defenders :


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%


Midfielders :


Dzsenifer MAROZSAN (Germany/Olympique Lyon)                          68%

Pernilla HARDER (Denmark/VFL Wolfsburg)                                        40%

Carli LLOYD (USA/Houston Dash/Manchester City FC)                     40%


Forwards :


Lieke MARTENS (Netherlands/FC Rosengard/FC Barcelona)           75%

Alex MORGAN (USA/Olympique Lyon/Orlando Pride)                      32%

Samantha KERR (Australia/Sky Blue FC)                                               35%


Coach :


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%






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