Algeria’s Djamel Belmadi nominated for FIFA Best Coach

Algeria's coach Djamel Belmadi attends a press conference at the International Cairo Stadium on July 18, 2019, on the eve of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) final football match between Senegal and Algeria. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP) (Photo credit should read JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)

AFCON winning Coach Djamel Belmadi has been nominated for the FIFA Best Men’s Coach Award following Algeria’s campaign in Egypt.

Belmadi is the only African Coach in the 10-man short list released by FIFA on Wednesday.


Also on the list are Didier Deschamps, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Tite and Fernando Santos.


FIFA also announced the nominees for the Women’s Coach category

Meanwhile, 10 exceptional female players were also shortlisted for the 2019 FIFA Best Women’s Player.


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