Total Player 2023 by David Palma

December 5, 2023

David Palma, the head coach of Sabadell, is one of the most successful coaches in women’s water polo.

Palma spent his entire playing career with Sabadell, where he served as captain. In 1997, he was the club’s leading scorer and led Sabadell to their first Copa del Rey.

However, he is renowned for his outstanding coaching career. The Spaniard has won every possible title as the head coach of Sabadell, including five Spanish Championships, five Copa de Reinas, three Spanish Super Cups, and two Champions League titles.

Here are his Total Player votes 2023:


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+1 Pt | Sabrina Van der Sloot (NED)

Netherlands National Team Player. Club: Sabadell Position: Utility

Like her teammates, she has become European champion and world champion with her team, where once again she has contributed all her experience in both defence and attack.

+2 Pts | Eleftheria Plevritou (GRE)

Greece National Team Player. Club: Olympiacos. Position: Driver

A great season for the Greek player on an individual level and also with her team where she acts as the team's brain.
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+3 Pts | Simone Van de Kraats (NED)

Netherlands National Team Player. Club: Mataro. Position: Right-Wing/h4> World champion and European Cup runner-up, perhaps it has been one of the Dutch player's best seasons.


+4 Pts | Maica Garcia (ESP)

Spain National Team Player. Club: Sabadell. Position: Centre-forward

Like her partner, she has achieved extraordinary results this year, and she always conditions the defences of rival teams.

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The perfect excuse for an unforgettable vacation.


+5 Pts | Judith Forca (ESP)

Spanish National Team Player. Clubs: Sabadell. Position: Right-Wing

She has been the best player this year and the most decisive. In addition to becoming European champion, she has also been proclaimed runner-up in the world.