After separation of Ballon D’Or from FIFA, the governing body of the football world has introduced “The Best FIFA Football award”. The Best FIFA Football Awards 2016 are scheduled to be held on 9 January 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland. The fans who want to watch The Best FIFA Football award 2016 ceremony live stream online can find info below.
The awards will be given in various categories including men’s and women’s best FIFA footballer of the year, coach of the year and FIFA Puskas ( the best goal of the year) awards, The FIFA Fair Play Award, FIFA Fan Award and FIFA FIFPro World11. Actress Eva Longoria will host the Best FIFA Football Awards 2016 ceremony alongside presenter Marco Schreyl.
The Best FIFA Football Award 2016 Ceremony Live Stream
The ceremony will take place on Monday, 9 January 2017 and red carpet live coverage starts at 1 pm UK time while the award ceremony will start at 04 pm UK time. The Best FIFA Football award 2016 ceremony live stream online will be available on all sports broadcasters website and will also have live coverage on TV.
Fans can also watch the ceremony on FIFA’s official youtube channel. You can also come here if you don’t have access to live coverage of FIFA Award ceremony 2016 to watch it live online.
The top three nominees for each of the 5 awards are confirmed by the FIFA. Ronaldo, Messi and Griezmann has been shortlisted for the FIFA Men’s player of the year award while Claudio Ranieri, Fernando Santos and Zinedine Zidane are shortlisted for coach of the year. [Best FIFA Football Award 2016 Nomination List]
The selection criteria for the men’s and women’s players of the year will be based on their performance as well as general conduct on and off the pitch. The votes will be decided by media representatives, national team coaches, and national team captains.
The Best FIFA Football Award 2016 Nominees:
The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award: Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi
The Best FIFA Women’s Player Award: Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta
The FIFA FIFPro World11
The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award: Claudio Ranieri, Fernando Santos and Zinedine Zidane
The Best FIFA Women’s Coach Award: Jill Ellis, Silvia Neid and Pia Sundhage
The FIFA Puskas Award 2016: Marlone, Daniuska Rodriguez and Mohd Faiz Subri
The FIFA Fair Play Award
The FIFA Fan Award: ADO Den Haag supporters, Borussia Dortmund-Liverpool supporters and Iceland supporters