Legendary German coach Silvia Neid was recognised as The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2016 for her remarkable achievements and aiding the development and growth of her discipline.
A list of ten candidates for The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2017 award has been compiled by a panel of experts representing all of FIFA’s confederations.
Women's football expert panel
- Mia Hamm (USA)
- Maia Jackman (NZL)
- Nadine Kessler (GER)
- Jacqueline Shipanga (NAM)
- Sissi (BRA)
- Sun Wen (CHN)
From that shortlist, key members of the women’s footballing community - namely journalists, fans, national team coaches and captains - will vote for the winner, with the final three nominees to be announced at a later date.
All award winners will be revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards show in London on 23 October.