CONCACAF Team of the Year Announced

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CONCACAF have announced the winners in the remaining categories of their 2017 Awards, following on from Sunday’s crowning of Alex Morgan as Female Player of the Year.

As well as Morgan of course making the Best XI, goalkeeper Adrianna Franch also won two awards.

FEMALE BEST XI

Goalkeeper
Adrianna Franch – (USA / Portland Thorns)

Defenders
Abby Dahlkemper – (USA / North Carolina Courage)
Ali Krieger – USA / Orlando Pride)
Becky Sauerbrunn – (USA / Kansas City)
Emily Menges – (USA / Portland Thorns)

Midfielders
Allie Long – (USA / Portland Thorns)
Carli Lloyd – (USA / Houston Dash)
Jessie Fleming – (Canada / UCLA)
Lindsey Horan – (USA / Portland Thorns)

Forwards
Alex Morgan – (USA / Orlando Pride)
Marta – (Brazil / Orlando Pride)

Brazilian international Camila was runner-up to Amaury Escoto in the Goal of the Year award, with this effort for Orlando Pride against Houston Dash.

FEMALE GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR

1. Adrianna Franch – (USA / Portland Thorns)
2. Ashlyn Harris – (USA / Orlando Pride)
3. Cecilia Santiago – (Mexico / Club America)

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL COACH OF THE YEAR

1. Eva Espejo – (Mexico / CF Pachuca)
2. Roberto Medina – (Mexico Women’s National Team)
3. Amelia Valverde – (Costa Rica Women’s National Team)

FEMALE REFEREE OF THE YEAR

1. Lucila Venegas – Mexico
2. Carol Anne Chenard – Canada
3. Marianela Araya Cruz – Costa Rica