The following twenty women (in alphabetical order) are in contention for the title of FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year 2006:
Laura Georges (France), Duan Han (China PR
), Laura Kalmari (Finland), Kristine Lilly (USA), Renate Lingor (Germany), Xiaoxu Ma (China PR
), Marta (Brazil), Malin Moström (Sweden), Monica Ocampo (Mexico), Cathrine Paaske Sørensen (Denmark), Kum Suk Ri (Korea DPR), Silke Rottenberg (Germany), Cheryl Salisbury (Australia), Lotta Schelin (Sweden), Christine Sinclair (Canada)
, Kelly Smith (England), Sandrine Soubeyrand (France), Ingvild Stensland (Norway), Cynthia Uwak (Nigeria), Abby Wambach (USA).
The winners of the player of the year award will be announced at the 16th FIFA World Player Gala at the Zurich Opera House on December 18th. The Committee for Women’s Football and the FIFA Women’s World Cup, in conjunction with women’s football experts from other FIFA committees, came up with the above nominations.
I guess it's Marta's year this time.
Last year's thread