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Fifa Announce Nominees For 2019 World Coach Of The Year, Include One African

Fifa have officially announced the nominees for their prestigious The Best Men’s Coach of the Year award, including one coach from Africa.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see Fifa’s The Best Men’s Coach Nominees.

The world football governing body will host their annual awards on 23 September in Milan this year and have started to announce some of the nominees.

A list of ten candidates for The Best Fifa Men’s Coach 2019 has been drawn up by a panel of Fifa legends and was announced on Wednesday.

France coach Didier Deschamps won the award in 2018, after guiding Les Bleus to the title at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and his successor will be crowned in less than two months.

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Pep Guardiola is seen as one of the favourites for this year’s accolade after guiding Manchester City to the domestic treble. The Spaniard guided Manchester City to the Premier League title, and also lifted the FA Cup, as well as the Carabao Cup in 2018/19.

Jurgen Klopp is also on the shortlist after guiding Liverpool to only their sixth European Cup, while his Uefa Champions League final opponent Mauricio Pochttino has also made it.

Djamel Belmadi, who guided Algeria to the recent Africa Cup of Nations title, and Brazil coach Tite, who lifted the Copa America with the Selecao are also on the shortlist. You can find all nominees in the gallery above! 

Read: Fifa Announce Shortlist For The Best Men’s Player Award, Including Two Africans

From the shortlist, four groups of the football community, namely journalists, fans, national team coaches and captains – each section having a weighting of 25% – will now be allowed to vote for their favourites. The voting period commences on 31 July and concludes at midnight (CET) on 19 August.

All award winners will be revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards show in Milan on 23 September.

Who do you think should be named The Best Fifa Men’s Coach of the Year? Have your say in the comments section below.

 

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