Six NWSL players nominated for 2018 Canadian Player of the Year
The winner will be announced December 11/12
Canada has qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. (Photo credit: Brad Smith/isiphotos.com)
Canada has qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. (Photo credit: Brad Smith/isiphotos.com)

Six NWSL players have been nominated for 2018 Canadian Player of the Year, Canada Soccer announced on Wednesday.

Allysha Chapman (Houston Dash), Nichelle Prince (Houston Dash), Rebecca Quinn (Washington Spirit), Desiree Scott (Utah Royals FC), Christine Sinclair (Portland Thorns FC) and Shelina Zadorsky (Orlando Pride) are on the 12-player list. Also on the list is former Sky Blue FC forward Janine Beckie, who transferred to Manchester City FC during the 2018 season.

The winner will be announced December 11/12. Canadian media and coaches will vote for the award, which is based on national team and club performance. Last month, Canada qualified for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Full list of nominees:

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