Following yesterday’s announcement of FIFA’s return to its namesake awards, the governing body of football unveils the 10 nominees for Coach of the Year.
The winner will be chosen through a combined voting process, in which 50% of the votes will come from captains and head coaches of national teams around the globe, while the other 50% will be split between an online ballot and submissions from a selected group of over 200 media representatives from the six continents. Voting will run from November 4 to November 22, with the winner being announced on January 9, 2017 in Zurich.
Check out the nominees for 2016’s Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award below.
Chris Coleman (Wales/Welsh national team)
Didier Deschamps (France/French national team)
Pep Guardiola (Spain/FC Bayern Munich/Manchester City)
Jürgen Klopp (Germany/Liverpool)
Luis Enrique (Spain/FC Barcelona)
Mauricio Pochettino (Argentina/Tottenham Hotspur)
Claudio Ranieri (Italy/Leicester City)
Fernando Santos (Portugal/Portuguese national team)
Diego Simeone (Argentina/Atlético Madrid)
Zinédine Zidane (France/Real Madrid).