Week One Voting: CanadaSoccer.com Fans’ Choices

The votes have been coming in steadily this past first week in the 2008 CanadaSoccer.com Fans’ Choices popular poll. Kara Lang, Christine Sinclair, Melissa Tancredi and Rhian Wilkinson are leading the way in the women’s category while Julian de Guzman, Dwayne De Rosario, Ali Gerba and Tomasz Radzinski are leading the way in the men’s category. Fans have up until 9 January to make their vote for their favourite male and female soccer players from the 2008 season.



No rhyme or reason is required – fans are simply asked to vote for their favourite players. After 9 January, CanadaSoccer.com will announce the two Fans’ Choices for the 2008 season. The two winners will not only have their headshots captured in the next edition of the adidas Boot Room, but they will also help reward two lucky fans with a Canada jersey and autographed postcard.

Fans can email their Fans’ Choices to rscott@soccercan.ca.



The votes have been coming in steadily this past first week in the 2008 CanadaSoccer.com Fans’ Choices popular poll. Kara Lang, Christine Sinclair, Melissa Tancredi and Rhian Wilkinson are leading the way in the women’s category while Julian de Guzman, Dwayne De Rosario, Ali Gerba and Tomasz Radzinski are leading the way in the men’s category. Fans have up until 9 January to make their vote for their favourite male and female soccer players from the 2008 season.



No rhyme or reason is required – fans are simply asked to vote for their favourite players. After 9 January, CanadaSoccer.com will announce the two Fans’ Choices for the 2008 season. The two winners will not only have their headshots captured in the next edition of the adidas Boot Room, but they will also help reward two lucky fans with a Canada jersey and autographed postcard.



Of course, while fans are picking their favourite players from the 2008 season, media and coaches are simultaneously picking the adidas Canadian Players of the Year based on national-team and club performances. Coaches are also selecting this year’s Canadian U-20 and U-17 Players of the Year. The six player award winners will be announced in the week of 5-9 January.



The 2007 CanadaSoccer.com Fans’ Choices were Rhian Wilkinson and Julian de Guzman. Through the first week of voting in 2008, the top-six leaders are listed below.



Women

1. Melissa Tancredi 26.6%

2. Christine Sinclair 20.2%

3. Kara Lang 16.0%

4. Rhian Wilkinson 12.8%

5. Diana Matheson 8.5%

6. Erin McLeod 7.4%



Men

1. Dwayne De Rosario 23.5%

2. Tomasz Radzinski 22.1%

3. Julian de Guzman 20.6%

4. Ali Gerba 17.6%

5. Rob Friend 4.4%

6. Michael Klukowski 2.9%

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