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Former Bafana Boss Among World's Best National Team Coaches In 2018

The world's best national team coach in 2018 has been announced, and a former Bafana Bafana manager was named among the top coaches worldwide.

Click through the gallery above to see the best coaches in the world in 2018, according to the IFFHS.

The International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) has announced its annual list of the world's top national team coaches, and former South Africa boss Carlos Queiroz was among the names on it.

The 65-year-old, who took Iran to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, appears on the list for a second year running after finishing in seventh position in 2017.

This year, the Portuguese tactician ended in joint-11th position after earning as many points as Germany's Joachim Low. Last year's winner and Queiroz both received two points from the IFFHS jury, which consists of football experts from 90 countries.

Didier Deschamps was named World's Best National Team Coach in 2018 after guiding France to their second World Cup trophy.

Deschamps received 304 points, beating Croatia's Zlatko Dalic, who got 198 points, and Belgium's Roberto Martinez (84 points) to the yearly accolade.

Read: PSL Star Named Among World's Best Goalkeepers In 2018

Senegal boss Aliou Cisse was the highest-ranked African after landing in seventh spot – you can find the complete list, which includes another coach of an African nation, in the gallery above!

Do you think Stuart Baxter can follow in Queiroz's footsteps and qualify for the next World Cup with Bafana? Have your say in the comments section below.

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