Ten players have been nominated on the shortlist for the Australian International Player of the 2011-12 year by Football Media Association (FMA).
Five Socceroos and five Matildas have been named by the FMA as contenders for the top award, voted for by members of the football media organisation.
The award is given for the outstanding player at an international level. In 2011-12, the voting period includes the Women's World Cup and the Olympic qualifiers for the Matildas and eight matches from August to February for the Socceroos.
The contenders are Alex Brosque, Brett Holman, Josh Kennedy, Lucas Neill and Luke Wilkshire for the Socceroos; and Caitlin Foord, Elise Kellond-Knight, Kyah Simon, Emily Van Egmond and Lydia Williams for the Matildas.
The two winners will be announced at the combined Professional Footballers Association (PFA) / FMA function to be held in Brisbane on 13th June after the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Japan.
Previous winners have been Tim Cahill (2009), Mark Schwarzer (2010) and Brett Holman (2011). It is the first year of the Women's award.
Brianna Davey saved two penalties as the Matildas beat New Zealand’s Football Ferns 4-2 on penalties to seal the Centenary Cup after the clash had finished 1-1 after 90 minutes at Canberra’s McKeller Park on Sunday.