Total Player 2023 by David Paradelo

December 9, 2023

David Paradelo is the head coach of the Canadian women’s national team, and is joining our expert juror for the 6th time.

Paradelo, still relatively young compared to the majority of other national team coaches, joined the Maples as head coach in 2012, and guided them to a 7th-place finish at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Under Paradelo, the Canadians finished 7th at this summers World Championships in Fukuoka – their best finish in 14 years.





+1 Pt | Ashleigh Johnson (USA)

Team USA National Team Player. Club: N/A Position: Goalkeeper

Still the most dominant goalkeeper in the game. even though the success was not there at World championships she was key at word cup not only with her saves and prestance but with steals, passes and shots.

+2 Pts | Brigitte Sleeking (NED)

Netherlands National Team Player. Club: Vouliagmeni. Position: Winger

Involved in so many different plays at both ends of the pool for Holland both at World championships and World Cup. Has emerged as a key player internationally.

+3 Pts | Anni Espar (ESP)

Spain National Team Player. Club: Mataro. Position: Driver/h4> Best playmaker in the game, she reads the play one step ahead of anyone. Whether at MatarΓ³ or for Spain, most of the team plays go through her.

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+4 Pts | Simone Van de Kraats (NED)

Netherlands National Team Player. Club: Mataro. Position: Right-Wing

Has dominated her position this year and is crucial for Holland and MatarΓ³. The danger that she brings on the right wing against any team is huge and she greatly improved her team defence in the last year.

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+5 Pts | Maica Garcia (ESP)

Spain National Team Player. Clubs: Sabadell. Position: Centre-Forward

Still the most dominant centre with Spain and Sabell she creates so much for the team with and without the ball.