Chavas received the award for her outstanding performance during the victory over Germany 1-0 in the knockouts of the tournament.
In the match, Germany kicked three shots on target out of 12 attempts.
Chavas did extremely well to help her team qualify for the semifinal by saving the three on target attempts.
Chavas was speechless after the match but said she was proud to receive the award.
“I didn’t expect to be awarded the Player of the Match, I just did my job and I’m very happy.”