The world governing football body FIFA has now open up voting for the latest edition of The Best Men’s and Women’s Player and Coach awards, with football fans having up to Thursday September 7 to make their choice.
The call which was made on the official website of the world governing football body FIFA.COM, is intended to make fans have an opportunity in deciding on who takes home the coveted prizes.
However, FIFA states categorically that you can only vote on FIFA.COM, and for one to have the opportunity to vote, interested persons will have to Sign up to be a FIFA.com Club member and follow the links for the pages to cast your vote in the following areas:
- The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017
- The Best FIFA Women’s Player 2017
- The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2017
- The Best FIFA Women’s Coach 2017
When voting, it is expected that you select your first choice (who will get five points), your second (three points) and your third choice (one point). Voters have until Thursday 7 September to cast their vote, the message communicated on FIFA.COM read.
However, the periods for voting are different for men’s and women’s awards. For the men’s awards, it is expected that the candidates’ performances from 20 November 2016 to 2 July 2017 should be judged. While for the women’s awards, you should be considering the contenders’ performances from 20 November 2016 to 6 August 2017.