MIAMI, November 23, 2017 - CONCACAF has announced that the Confederation will once again recognize the outstanding achievements of players, coaches and referees from across our region with a number of awards based on performances in all CONCACAF competitions, for the year 2017. Media members will once again play a vital role in the decision-making process for each prize, accounting for an important segment of the final vote.
Each of the award categories considers achievements per specific criteria, in CONCACAF-sanctioned tournaments and competitions involving the Confederation’s national teams at all levels, including FIFA World Cups and World Cup Qualifying for both genders, in all age categories. Performances also eligible for recognition include those achieved in professional club football leagues in the CONCACAF region, as well as the CONCACAF Champions League and the CONCACAF League.
For more information on the nomination requirements click here
This year’s award categories are:
- Player of the Year: Male and Female
- Goal of the Year: Male or Female (top 10 goals male and female mix)
- Men’s Football Coach of the Year: Male or Female
- Women’s Football Coach of the Year: Male or Female
- Goalkeeper of the Year: Male and Female
- Referee of the Year: Male and Female
- Best XI: Male and Female
In each category, a list of nominees has already been determined through a statistical assessment and the nominations of the CONCACAF Technical Study Group, which analyzes tactics and rates performances at all official CONCACAF tournaments, and the Member Association National Team Head Coaches and Senior National Team Captains.
To cast your vote as a media member, please click the button here
, enter username MEDIA
and password Med!aConcacafAwards
, and choose one candidate in each category. Each media member will be restricted to one vote in each category.
Media voting is open for all categories until 11:59 ET, Wednesday, December 13, 2017.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.