November 3, 2008
Boxx, Solo up for world player honor
U.S. Women's National Team midfielder Shannon Boxx and goalkeeper Hope Solo have been named to the list of 10 candidates for the 2008 FIFA World Player of the Year award.
Also on the list are Nadine Angerer (Germany), Cristiane (Brazil), Daniela (Brazil), Marta (Brazil), Birgit Prinz (Germany), Christine Sinclair (Canada), Kelly Smith (England) and Ingvild Stensland (Norway). The winners will be revealed at the FIFA World Player Gala in Zurich, Switzerland on Jan. 12