FIFA name Sarina Wiegman as The Best Women’s Coach of 2023

At an awards ceremony in London, Sarina Wiegman has been named by FIFA as The Best Women’s Coach of the Year for her leadership of England’s beloved Lionesses.

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Throughout the award period, Sarina Wiegman’s Lionesses beat Brazil to claim the inaugural Women’s Finalissima title, before going on to reach the final of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Speaking as she accepted the award, Wiegman said: ‘I’m very privileged and very honoured to be here again. Thank you to the FA for the big support we get, thanks to all the staff for the great achievement we made and thanks to all the players.’

‘Lots of things were thrown in front of us and we did very well. I’d also like to thank my management who take a lot out of my hands so I can focus on the football.’

‘Emma [Hayes] and Jonatan [Giráldez], congratulations on the big achievement you had. You do very well in the women’s game, you do very well in the women’s game and thank you for the collaboration we have.’